So the guns were left, and by the evening of the next day the foot were dead-beat.
You're nothing but a renegade preacher, a dead-beat, and a hypocrite.
Escapements are of three classes: recoil, dead, or dead-beat; and detached.
I would, perhaps, be regarded as a dead-beat, but what of that?
Life is but a joke, but it isn't wise to let the dead-beat have the joke on you all ...