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Carcass, a dead body, when spoken of with disgust: “give his c. to my hounds,” Mids. III, 2, 64. “the rotten c. of old Death,” John II, 456. “--es of unburied men,” Cor. III, 3, 122. “a c. fit for hounds,” Caes. II, 1, 174. Despicably used of living bodies: “his body is a passable c.” Cymb. I, 2, 11. “would have given their honours to have saved their --es,” V, 3, 67. Figuratively, the decaying remains of any thing, the ruins: “the c. of a beauty spent and done,” Compl. 11. “a rotten c. of a butt,” Tp. I, 2, 146. “the --es of many a tall ship,” Merch. III, 1, 6.
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