Meaning of CARCASS in English


noun the living body;

— now commonly used in contempt or ridicule.

2. carcass ·noun a dead body, whether of man or beast; a corpse; now commonly the dead body of a beast.

3. carcass ·noun a hollow case or shell, filled with combustibles, to be thrown from a mortar or howitzer, to set fire to buldings, ships, ·etc.

4. carcass ·noun the abandoned and decaying remains of some bulky and once comely thing, as a ship; the skeleton, or the uncovered or unfinished frame, of a thing.

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