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Definition of the noun carcase
What does carcase mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: carcases
- the dead body of an animal especially one slaughtered and dressed for food
Alternative definition of the noun carcase
- The body of a slaughtered animal after the removal of the offal etc.
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The cabinet dictionary. To which is added a supplementary treatise on geometrical lines, perspective, and painting in general (1803)
by Thomas Sheraton
CARCASE, amongst joiners, is the external shell of a, house, or the skeleton of the whole frame, including roof, partitions, floors, &c. before any part of it be lathed or plastered. The reason why this distinction ...
by Project Gutenberg
constitutes a better carcase, and a more economical one for the consumer, than a carcase in which gross accumulations of fat are prominent. To add to the educational value of the display, information as to the methods of feeding would be ...
by James Hastings
CARCASE (the spelling has been indifferently carcase or carcass throughout, though dictionaries have given carcass alone, or by preference since Johnson) is used now only of the dead body of a beast, or contemptuously of a human being, ...
by Richard NEVE (Philomath.)
The Carcase, Flooring, Partitioning, Roofing, Ceiling-beams, Ashlering, & c. all together, and make the Windows, and Lantherns, and hew and saw the Timber, for 12 s. per Square. 2. Carcafe of a House.] Mr. Leybourn fays, That Carpenters ...
The carcase is next covered with quicklime or a powerful disinfectant, and the pit filled in with the soil – subsoil first and surface soil last. If the weather is very wet, or if the soil is naturally loose and soft, the surface of the ground should be ...
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There were lots of wasps feeding on the remaining flesh.
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- The carcase of Marrickville RSL Club
About to be demolished and replaced by apartments.
A terminally ugly building, apartments will be an improvement, even if, at 6 or 7 storeys, they will be rather higher. (The main thing they will overshadow is Marrickville railway station.)
Prices "starting from only $399,000" are modest for this part of town and will help the serious shortage of accommodation.
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- Griffon Vultures around a sheep carcase
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- Jackal defends elephant carcase
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- Skuas feed on sea elephant carcase. Macquarie
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When the lion is dead the hares jump upon his carcase.
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Scrabble value of C3A1R1C3A1S1E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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