a mountain range in S Austria and N Italy, part of the E Alps. Highest peak, Kellerwand, 9217 feet (2809 meters).
a person employed by a carnival. carnival (def 1). of or relating to carnivals: carny slang. Contemporary Examples The freaks are cooking the books, and the carny world turns into a funhouse mirror of the allegedly real one. The Most Underrated Novels I’ve Edited Daniel Menaker November 18, 2013 A Florida native, Russell ably captures […]
the conversion of tissue into flesh or a fleshlike substance, as of lung tissue into fibrous tissue as a result of pneumonia.
bearing flesh. Historical Examples I ain’t complainin’ of de carnil an’ carniferous food she done give us, but of de spitichul nu’ishment. Stories That End Well Octave Thanet There would also be great competition for carniferous timber from other countries. Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. CLVIII, January 7, 1920 Various
to form or turn into flesh. Pathology. to undergo carnification. verb -fies, -fying, -fied (intransitive) (pathol) (esp of lung tissue, as the result of pneumonia) to be altered so as to resemble skeletal muscle