carcase

Part of speech: noun

The dead body of an animal.

Part of speech: noun

The frame, as of a house or ship.

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Usage examples "carcase":

  1. There are no marks of violence on his body, nor yet on the carcase of the mule. - "The Lone Ranche", Captain Mayne Reid.
  2. The negroes were already starting to remove the carcase of the dead ape, whose life blood had been stolen to try and prolong the existence of its fellow creature, man! - "First Person Paramount", Ambrose Pratt.
  3. The disposal of its immense carcase seemed a perplexity. - "India and the Indians", Edward F. Elwin.