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23 January, 15:34

13. "I compute that Dublin would take off annually about twenty thousand carcasses, and the rest

of the kingdom (where probably they will be sold somewhat cheaper) the remaining eighty

thousand."

Which of these is nearest in meaning to the word carcasses, as it is used in the passage above?

O minerals

vegetables

corpses

foodstuffs

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  1. 23 January, 15:51
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    Corpses is nearest in meaning to the word carcasses, which is used in the passage above.

    Corpses

    Explanation:

    The meaning of a carcass is a dead body, particularly one of a creature that has been expended or dressed for utilization. The dead body of a chicken that will be eaten is a case of a corpse.

    As well as carcasses called as dead bodies experience algor mortis (cooling of temperature) promptly the following demise. At times, the internal heat level will really ascend for around two hours after death before it starts to cool. So according to the above entry Corpses is closest in importance to the word carcass.
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