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carcass    : [k'ɑrkəs]
Carcass \Car"cass\ (k[aum]r"kas), n.; pl. {Carcasses}. [Written
also {carcase}.] [F. carcasse, fr. It. carcassa, fr. L. caro
flesh capsa chest, box, case. Cf. {Carnal}, {Case} a
1. A dead body, whether of man or beast; a corpse; now
commonly the dead body of a beast.
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He turned to see the carcass of the lion. --Judges
xiv. 8.
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This kept thousands in the town whose carcasses went
into the great pits by cartloads. --De Foe.
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2. The living body; -- now commonly used in contempt or
ridicule. "To pamper his own carcass." --South.
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Lovely her face; was ne'er so fair a creature.
For earthly carcass had a heavenly feature.
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3. The abandoned and decaying remains of some bulky and once
comely thing, as a ship; the skeleton, or the uncovered or
unfinished frame, of a thing.
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A rotten carcass of a boat. --Shak.
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4. (Mil.) A hollow case or shell, filled with combustibles,
to be thrown from a mortar or howitzer, to set fire to
buldings, ships, etc.
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A discharge of carcasses and bombshells. --W. Iving.
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n 1: the dead body of an animal especially one slaughtered and
dressed for food [synonym: {carcase}, {carcass}]

76 Moby Thesaurus words for "carcass":
aerial bomb, anatomy, antipersonnel bomb, appendicular skeleton,
ashes, axial skeleton, body, bomb, bombshell, bones, cadaver,
carrion, clay, clod, concussion grenade, corpse, corpus,
corpus delicti, crowbait, dead body, dead man, dead person,
decedent, depth bomb, depth charge, dry bones, dust, earth,
embalmed corpse, exoskeleton, figure, fire bomb, flesh,
food for worms, form, frame, gas grenade, grenade, hand grenade,
hulk, incendiary bomb, incendiary grenade, infernal machine,
late lamented, material body, mere wreck, mortal remains,
mummification, mummy, nervous wreck, organic remains, person,
petard, physical body, physique, rattletrap, relics, reliquiae,
remains, ruin, ruins, skeleton, soma, stiff, tear-gas grenade,
tenement of clay, the dead, the deceased, the defunct,
the departed, the loved one, time bomb, torso, trunk, wall grenade,

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