carrion resigned as Bronx borough president to join the Obama administration in Washington.
It is to the Castle of carrion that we are going, as Bellido is now absent.
Already the carrion birds had gathered in incredible numbers.
A big coughing mass, reeking of carrion, bounded past him up the hill, and he followed discreetly.
There was the scent of carrion in the air now; I saw it in his eyes.
Its presence was manifested by the stench from far off from the carrion of the dead.
But you are learning, cur; you are learning by the pain of your fat carcase; is it not so, carrion?
The Vultures, and other carrion birds, share with the crustac the essential office of health preservers.
Offal and carrion were strewn all about the place; it swarmed with flies.
The - 235 - large birds commonly seen are the rook, carrion crow, daw, and wood-pigeon.
early 13c., carione, from Anglo-French carogne (Old North French caroigne; Old French charogne, 12c., "carrion, corpse," Modern French charogne), from Vulgar Latin *caronia "carcass" (source of Italian carogna, Spanish carroña "carrion"), from Latin caro "meat" (see carnage).