(comparative more deathy, superlative most deathy)
- 1836, Thomas Chandler Haliburton, The Clockmaker: Or, The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick of Slickville, First Series, 1840, page 83,
- The deathy stillness of a town, and the barred windows, and shut shops, and empty streets, and great long lines of big brick buildins,[sic] look melancholy.
- 1837, Mr. Proctor, Case of a Cow Destroyed by Three Pints of Vinegar, The Farmer's Magazine, Volume 6: January—June, page 12,
- Ears and extremities deathy cold throughout; appetite gone.
- Common misspelling of deathly.