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corrupt

[OED, to spoil (flesh).. .by putrid decom­position arch..1796] v. to decompose: 1954 Like when a man bury for about three or four weeks, and you know how he is, he corrupted [decomposed] (Crowley 225).

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Last update: 2011-01-29 21:48
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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