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  • n. Plural form of carcass.

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Examples

  • Sometimes seen feeding alongside vultures at carcasses is the longer-necked and larger-headed crested caracara (Polyborus plancus), a hawk with distinctive markings.

    Did you know? Mexico's vultures have very different eating habits.

  • Among the pranks that earned the young Mr. Elder renown: putting clothes on cattle carcasses from a meat-processing factory, placing them at railroad crossings and screaming to horrified passersby that his friend “Moshe” had been killed.

    Will Elder z”l « The Blog at 16th and Q

  • As appealing as it is in potentially promising a bona fide sea serpent carcass, it is unfortunately no better than the many tales of lost sea serpent carcasses from the 18th and 19th centuries.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • What was a place filled with trash and animal carcasses is now place where kids are able to play soccer.

    Baghdad sanitation services improve

  • Of course in the U.S. you have the humane society picking up stray hungry animals and removing carcasses from the roads.

    encouraging words

  • Some will fight, some will rule, some will pray; and all the rest will toil and suffer sore while on their bleeding carcasses is reared again, and yet again, without end, the amazing beauty and surpassing wonder of the civilized state.

    The Scarlet Plague

  • The use of tools also gave our ancestors access to rich sources of meat, namely the carcasses of large, dead animals.

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  • How'd your sisters take to being called carcasses?

    Mark's Daily Apple

  • Nay, with the exception of the houses which I myself destroyed, it would be quite possible to uncover the 'carcasses' of all the houses, as in the case of Pompeii.

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

  • Besides bombs, various other projectiles are fired from mortars, such as carcasses, which are shells having three holes of similar dimensions to the fuze-hole, pierced at equal distances apart in the upper hemisphere, with their exterior openings touching the great circle which is perpendicular to the axis of the bore.

    Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy. 1866. Fourth edition.

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