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Mummy, 1) a carcass; in the language of Falstaff: “I should have been a mountain of m.” Wiv. III, 5, 19.
2) a preparation for magical purposes, made from dead bodies: “witches' m.” Mcb. IV, 1, 23. “it was dyed in m. which the skilful conserved of maidens' hearts,” Oth. III, 4, 74.
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