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carrion
used in A Tale of Two Cities

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the dead and rotting body of an animal; or (more rarely) animals that eat such flesh
  • He had no opportunity of saying, or so much as thinking, anything else, until he was clear of the Old Bailey; for, the crowd came pouring out with a vehemence that nearly took him off his legs, and a loud buzz swept into the street as if the baffled blue-flies were dispersing in search of other carrion.
    2.3 — A Disappointment (**% in)

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