carcass

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 "carcass":

  1. Thou art like him that sleepeth in the sea On broken boards, which, without guide or stay, Are driven whither winds and water will; While greedy beasts do wait to have their fill By feeding on his carcass, when he shall Turn overboard, and without mercy fall Into the jaws of such as make a prey Of those whom justice drowneth in the sea. - "The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3", John Bunyan.
  2. My poor carcass does, but not my thoughts of her. - "H. R.", Edwin Lefevre.
  3. Your precious carcass will be returned safe and sound to your Royal uncle at the end of the war, and my only hope is that your face will still bear those honourable scars. - "Men, Women and Guns", H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile.