Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of body-part.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The programs now have "become less of a body-parts conversation and more talking about relationships," he said.

    Birth Rate Continues to Slide Among Teens

  • This type of insurance is relatively common -- or at least common enough that Lloyds of London has a body-parts insurance specialist, if not several.

    Weird Insurance Bets Worth Millions

  • Snyder led her to a tiny, dark shop with a storefront window displaying bones, dried fish, the preserved body-parts of any number of animals, and bunches of dried herbs.

    red dust

  • When Roger Lass states, "But loanwords are less common in 'core' areas of the lexicon like the names of body-parts, numerals, kinship terms, or grammatical categories like inflectional endings."

    Searching for an etymology for Germanic *handuz 'hand'

  • For all that it extrapolates from the scientific theories and experiments of its period, positing the monster as a patchwork of body-parts reanimated by scientific craft rather than magical skill, the novel is as commitedly Gothic as WUTHERING HEIGHTS or NORTHANGER ABBEY, infused with a tremulous fear of the uncanny, and informed by that horrorific mode of romanticism to such a degree that the rationalist attitude of Campbellian Science Fiction stands in stark contrast.

    Notes from New Sodom: Down in the Ghetto at the SF Café

  • However, lackadaisical approach to its protection coupled with a raging demand for its body-parts in East Asian countries saw their numbers plummet again.

    India's vanishing tigers

  • Bits have been falling off New Labour like body-parts off a leper.

    A thin offering

  • Two captured Israelis led to the 2006 invasion of Lebanon, which ended with 1000 plus dead Lebanese civilians, more than 150 Israeli soldiers, and ended with 5 prisoners accompanied by 200 Hizbollah, Amal militia and Palestinian corpses in exchange for the remains of the two Israelis and a box of body-parts.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The central fable depicts the tragedy of Dr. Victor Frankenstein, dangerously obsessed with the possibility of creating artificial life and the grotesque 'monster' or creature he puts together from discarded human body-parts and then rejects for its ugliness and inhumanity.

    Mary Shelley (1797-1851)

  • The article should have stated Nasrallah is THE HEAD OF A PROSCRIBED TERRORIST ORGANISATION responsible for world-wide atrocities, and a ghoulish dealer in body-parts of soldiers.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

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