noun Etymology: Middle English carcays, from Anglo-French carcas, carkeis Date: 14th century 1. a dead body ; corpse; especially the dressed body of a meat animal 2. the living, material, or physical body <
I hauled my carcass out of bed
3. the decaying or worthless remains of a structure <
the carcass of an abandoned automobile
4. the underlying structure or frame of something (as of a piece of furniture)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

(of an animal), , / (in contempt or ridicule) /

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