an official register of the ownership, extent, and value of real property in a given area, used as a basis of taxation.
a dead body, especially a human body to be dissected; corpse. Historical Examples John Thorndyke’s Cases R. Austin Freeman Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II) Charles Creighton A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various J. S. Le Fanu’s Ghostly […]
a colorless, viscous, toxic ptomaine, C 5 H 14 N 2 , having an offensive odor, formed by the action of bacilli on meat, fish, and other protein: used in polymerization and biological research. Historical Examples Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth Poisons: Their Effects […]
of or like a corpse. pale; ghastly. haggard and thin. Historical Examples The Revelation Explained F. Smith The End of Time Wallace West The Cavaliers of Virginia William A. Caruthers The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete Charles James Lever (1806-1872) Ainslee’s, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905 Various Prof. Koch’s Method to Cure Tuberculosis Popularly […]
of or like a corpse. pale; ghastly. haggard and thin. adjective of or like a corpse, esp in being deathly pale; ghastly thin and haggard; gaunt adj.