To my surprise, the man expressed his willingness to treat with me, and suggested that I might have the carcase at the rate of 4s.
Let the dogs loose, Martin, that they may worry the carcase; it will do them good.
We found here the carcase of a crocodile; and the skull of another was found near our camp at Cycas Creek.
A few minutes after they caught the first one its carcase was flung overboard.
Should the investigation in the laboratory reveal disease the carcase is burnt.
A bird of prey hovers near, ready to descend upon the carcase.
As for mine—well—I am not so partial to vultures as to wish to feast them upon my carcase.
Surely no common quarry, as the carcase of elk, antelope, or mustang?
They made a fire close to the carcase, and then cut off lumps of flesh, which they roasted quickly, and then ate.
When this is done, the carcase is cast loose, and the head is emptied, and let go also.
late 13c., from Anglo-French carcois, from or influenced by Old French charcois (Modern French carcasse) "trunk of a body, chest, carcass," and Anglo-Latin carcosium "dead body," all of uncertain origin. Not used of humans after c.1750, except contemptuously. Italian carcassa probably is a French loan word.
A human body; one's body, esp if heavy: set his carcass on the couch