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flyblown

(flī′blōn′)
adj.
Contaminated with the eggs or larvae of blowflies.

flyblown

infested with fly maggots, usually blowfly larvae.
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60-71): "Him that thou magnifi'st with all these titles,/ Stinking and flyblown lies here at our feet" (IV.
It would be an eejit who, viewing pages |damascened with flyblown faces of gone', argued with Mr.
Visiting migrant workers in upstate New York in 1967, for example, Kennedy, then a senator, stepped into a derelict bus housing three families, a filthy, stinking place full of scabby, flyblown children.
It's hard to endure this magic kingdom of broken imps and lurching oafs, felons of a nightmare blood, fallen pediatric angels, lemures, gorgons, cyclopes, Calibans, God's ugly, punished customers, his obscene and frail and lubberly, his gargoyle, flyblown hideosities and blemished, poky mutants .
August 16, 2008 (GONDAR, Ethiopia) eCo Sitting in a leaky, flyblown hut, a few dozen Ethiopian villagers are anxiously waiting to be transported to another world.
The new technologies of news reporters in print and in broadcasting have the power to hammer home each graphic image, each flyblown corpse, each skull-like face of an infant starving at the empty breast of its mother.
No one would argue a flyblown sheep is a distressing sight, but to mutilate 'just in case' is unacceptable.
a shantytown whose perimeter was a wall of empty beer bottles and flyblown carapaces.
Or the listless stare of a dying baby in the flyblown desolation of some desert camp?
Somehow we convince the city's only taxi - a flyblown heap sporting the flag of the Black Thorn killer militia - to take us there.