Definition of Carcase

1. Noun. The dead body of an animal especially one slaughtered and dressed for food.

Exact synonyms: Carcass
Generic synonyms: Body, Dead Body



Definition of Carcase

1. n. See Carcass.

Definition of Carcase

1. Noun. The body of a slaughtered animal after the removal of the offal etc. ¹

2. Noun. (British) (alternative spelling of carcass) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carcase

1. carcass [n -S] - See also: carcass

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carcase

carbyne
carbynes
carbynic
carbynium
carbyniums
carcade
carcaded
carcades
carcading
carcajou
carcajous
carcake
carcakes
carcanet
carcanets
carcase (current term)
carcased
carcases
carcasing
carcel
carcelage
carcels
carceral
carcerand
carcerands
carcharhiniform

Literary usage of Carcase

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1. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"24. whosoever toucheth the carcase of them 25. whosoever beare th (ought) of the carcase of t firm •J7. whoso toucheth their carcase 28. he that beareth the ..."

2. African Nature Notes and Reminiscences by Frederick Courteney Selous (1908)
"CHAPTER V NOTES ON THE LION (concluded) Method of opening a carcase—Removal of paunch and entrails— Lions skilful butchers—Paunch and entrails not usually ..."

3. The History of the Rise, Increase, and Progress of the Christian People by William Sewel (1844)
"This irreverent expression so displeased many, that some cried out, ' Where didst thou ever read that Christ's dead body was called a carcase ? ..."

4. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... And so above the body both incensed Stood, as two lions 'midst a mountain's peaks Battling above the carcase of a roe, When both are hunger'd, ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"An abundance of lean meat and a moderate amount of fat well distributed constitutes a better carcase, and a more economical one for the consumer, ..."

6. Spons' Mechanics' Own Book: A Manual for Handicraftsmen and Amateurs by Spon (1901)
"Take off ) band-screws, place the other end of the carcase under the one you now have on the ich, and then turn over the end with the top and bottom glued ..."

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