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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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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.
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.
2) The poem connects Mary's conception, Bilney and Arthur's flyblown heretical conceptions, and finally Skelton's own divinely inspired poetic conceptions.
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.
Or the listless stare of a dying baby in the flyblown desolation of some desert camp?