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Definition of carcass:

  1. A dead body, whether of man or beast; a corpse; now commonly the dead body of a beast.
  2. A hollow case or shell, filled with combustibles, to be thrown from a mortar or howitzer, to set fire to buldings, ships, etc.
  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.
  4. The living body; - now commonly used in contempt or ridicule.


form, ashes, trunk, frame, system, study at body, clay, dust, carcase.

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