And most persons like fresh meat kept till it begins to be tender; that is, begins to putrefy.
Stay either to putrefy with pleasure or to be embalmed in dulness?
During that time they must be turned once or twice every day, lest they should putrefy or molder.
They never bury their dead, but lay them in the sun to putrefy.
Thou makest the shells to swell, the wine to bubble, and the corpse to putrefy!
It contained no urea, could be evaporated to dryness without offence, and showed no tendency to putrefy.
For this reason all animal substances are very apt to putrefy, and are unsusceptible of the first degrees of fermentation.
Vast numbers died unnoticed in their houses, and were left to putrefy upon their beds.
The filtrate was more ammoniacal than that obtained from sawdust, earth, or peat, but it never has shown any tendency to putrefy.
A murrain occurred the same year; at one place five thousand sheep died in the pasture and were left to putrefy.
putrefy pu·tre·fy (pyōō'trə-fī')
v. pu·tre·fied, pu·tre·fy·ing, pu·tre·fies
To become decayed or cause to decay and have a foul odor.
To make or become gangrenous.