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carrion
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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Definition
the dead and rotting body of an animal; or (more rarely) animals that eat such flesh
  • On the slow weedy waterway he had floated on his raft coastward over Ireland drawn by a haulage rope past beds of reeds, over slime, mudchoked bottles, carrion dogs.
    Episode 6 — Hades (41% in)
  • The reverend Carrion Crow.
    Episode 15 — Circe (93% in)

There are no more uses of "carrion" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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