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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang A corpse or carcass.
  • n. Slang One that is doomed, as to obsolescence, ruin, or death.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A corpse
  • n. Someone in danger of death or severe punishment.


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