Stiff and stark they whizzed down from the roofs and covered the streets with their carcases.
But they all come to—death of our spirits, for the sake of our carcases.
During the siege I have counted above sixty shells and carcases in the air at once.
In vain Dick shouted to Pierre to tell them to let the carcases alone.
The Dermestid attack by preference the tendons and the skins of carcases.
Mind thee, the beasts do not always get the carcases for dinner.
Those animals the carcases of which are to be sent to this country are killed the day before the departure of the steamer.
The deck was covered with the limbs and carcases of forty valiant men.
We saw several dead ones, crushed out almost flat, and some skuas were busily engaged gorging themselves on the carcases.
In inspecting the carcases the veterinaries take the most minute precautions.
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
contact with a, made an Israelite ceremonially unclean, and made whatever he touched also unclean, according to the Mosaic law (Hag. 2:13; comp. Num. 19:16, 22; Lev. 11:39).