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- n. The body of a slaughtered animal after the removal of the offal etc.
- n. Alternative spelling of carcass.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See carcass.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the dead body of an animal especially one slaughtered and dressed for food
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The term carcase well represents the utterly corrupted Jewish state; the eagles is a fit symbol of the Roman army, every legion of which bore the eagle as its standard.
The more men have the better house they must keep, the more servants they must employ, the more guests they must entertain, the more they must give to the poor, and the more they will have hanging on them, for where the carcase is the eagles will be.
The carcase, which is washed all over with Nile water, is divided among the different tribes, and eaten on the spot, raw, and with Nile water.
For as thou mayest call a carcase a dead man, but not simply a man, so I confess that the vicious are evil, but I cannot grant that they are absolutely.
"'Wheresoever the carcase is the eagles are gathered together,'" he said.
To skin and dismember the carcase was a matter of little difficulty to these hunters, who were all expert butchers.
Time is by this delay afforded to prepare for their destruction; and to the methods already enumerated, beside shooting them, I should add that of placing a vessel of water, strongly impregnated with arsenic, near the carcase, which is fastened to
FitzGerald thought very highly of that "carcase" of Posh's, as will be seen from the story of the Laurence portrait, set forth hereinafter, as the lawyers, whom Posh hates so much, would say.
To be letting on he was dead, and coming back to his life, and following after me like an old weazel tracing a rat, and coming in here laying desolation between my own self and the fine women of Ireland, and he a kind of carcase that youd fling upon the sea
To be letting on he was dead, and coming back to his life, and following after me like an old weazel tracing a rat, and coming in here laying desolation between my own self and the fine women of Ireland, and he a kind of carcase that you'd fling upon the sea ...
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