the slaughter of a great number of people, as in battle; butchery; massacre.
Archaic. dead bodies, as of those slain in battle.
The stock dropped 15 percent in after-hours trading Tuesday and the carnage continued Wednesday morning.
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Had Abdaly succeeded in getting his bomb into the mall, there would have been carnage.
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But they apparently rejected the idea that Rana remained a dupe once the carnage in India had happened.
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I cannot stress the Fallujah-circa-2004 levels of carnage that happen during Bella’s birth of the vampire baby.
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You delay now, and you will have to do more when the carnage spreads to Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Turkey, and Iraq.
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After those disgraceful scenes of carnage peace was no longer possible.
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The raven, wolf, and eagle are the regular epic accompaniments of battle and carnage.
Then ensued a scene of riot and carnage such as no human pen, or steel one either, could describe.
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The carnage had been terrible, and the fields were strewn with the dead and dying.
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Great was the carnage and blood flowed in streams on the fighting ships.
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extensive slaughter, esp of human beings in battle
c.1600, from Middle French carnage (16c.), from Old Italian carnaggio “slaughter, murder,” from Medieval Latin carnaticum “flesh,” from Latin carnaticum “slaughter of animals,” from carnem (nominative caro) “flesh,” originally “a piece of flesh,” from PIE root *(s)ker- (1) “to cut” (see shear (v.)). In English always used more of slaughters of men than beasts. Southey (1795) tried to make a verb of it.
noun (ˈkærəʊ). Sir Antony. born 1924, British sculptor, best known for his abstract steel sculptures (ˈkɑːrəʊ). Joseph (ben Ephraim) 1488–1575, Jewish legal scholar and mystic, born in Spain; compiler of the Shulhan Arukh (1564–65), the most authoritative Jewish legal code. Contemporary Examples caro by this point had completed most of the research and written more […]
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a Mediterranean tree, Ceratonia siliqua, of the legume family, bearing long, leathery pods containing hard seeds and sweet, edible pulp. Also called St. John’s-bread, algarroba, locust bean. the pod of this tree, the source of various foodstuffs, including a substitute for chocolate, as well as substances having several industrial uses, and sometimes used as food […]
(in the 17th century) a luxurious or stately coach or carriage. Historical Examples It will be seen from the first of these lines, that a difference is made between the coach and the caroche (carroch or carroache). Carriages & Coaches Ralph Straus Madam,” now announced Hans from the door, “the baggage is packed, and the […]