Dead drunk
Dead Dead (d[e^]d), adv. To a degree resembling death; to the last degree; completely; wholly. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

I was tired of reading, and dead sleepy. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

{Dead drunk}, so drunk as to be unconscious. [1913 Webster]


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