Definition of flesh :
1. Animal food, in distinction from vegetable; meat; especially, the body of beasts and birds used as food, as distinguished from fish.
2. Human nature
3. In a bad sense, tendency to transient or physical pleasure; desire for sensual gratification; carnality.
4. In a good sense, tenderness of feeling; gentleness.
5. Kindred; stock; race.
6. The aggregate of the muscles, fat, and other tissues which cover the framework of bones in man and other animals; especially, the muscles.
7. The character under the influence of animal propensities or selfish passions; the soul unmoved by spiritual influences.
8. The human body, as distinguished from the soul; the corporeal person.
9. The human eace; mankind; humanity.
10. The soft, pulpy substance of fruit; also, that part of a root, fruit, and the like, which is fit to be eaten.
11. To feed with flesh, as an incitement to further exertion; to initiate; -- from the practice of training hawks and dogs by feeding them with the first game they take, or other flesh. Hence, to use upon flesh ( as a murderous weapon) so as to draw blood, especially for the first time.
12. To glut; to satiate; hence, to harden, to accustom.
13. To remove flesh, membrance, etc., from, as from hides.
mannequin, skeletal frame, general anatomy, configuration, anatomy, sort, frame, build, grade, beige, underframe, fig, form, word form, signifier, variety, humankind, figure of speech, physical body, culture, condition, pattern, cast, material body, framing, humanity, inning, name, number, human body, pulp magazine, phase, strain, contour, public figure, conformation, Homo sapiens, tan, haoma, systema skeletale, universe, world, creamy, variant, trope, earth, kind, soma, manikin, habitus, skeleton, design, digit, cream, figure, image, bod, man, class, mankind, shape, manakin, skeletal system, body-build, course, mannikin, physique, pulp, mush, frame of reference, var., chassis, descriptor, embodiment
kinship (part of speech: noun)
father, motherhood, kinfolk, ancestor, cousin, lineage, brotherhood, heredity, family, kinship, niece, fraternity, relation, nephew, blood, maternity, fatherhood, mother, aunt, sisterhood, sister, paternity, uncle, kin, clan, brother, consanguinity, relative
meat (part of speech: noun)
kidney, sirloin, filet mignon, lamb chop, tripe, chicken, wiener, frankfurter, meat, meat loaf, tenderloin, lamb, bacon, spareribs, porterhouse steak, ground beef, ribs, cutlet, chop, minute steak, flank, roast beef, Canadian bacon, pot roast, sirloin steak, pork chop, hot dog, T-bone steak, fillet, poultry, sausage, loin chop, brisket, liver, mutton, smoked sausage, ham, pork, roast, venison, ham hock, veal, hamburger, beef, rump roast, meat pie, turkey
- Wants his pound of flesh, no doubt? - "The Chestermarke Instinct", J. S. Fletcher.
- I said they were more alive to me than people of flesh and blood." - "Rose MacLeod", Alice Brown.
- There is reason for surprise, however, that Story did not perceive clearly the advantages possessed by the dancing puppets over the dancers of more solid flesh and blood. - "A Book About the Theater", Brander Matthews.