Usage examples for Putrefying

  1. The whole beach was covered with heaps of putrefying herrings: nets were scarcely ever thrown into the water, for the herrings were taken in loads on the land. – The Sand-Hills of Jutland by Hans Christian Andersen
  2. Others are rolled among thorns and spikes and putrefying flesh. – Dr. Scudder's Tales for Little Readers, About the Heathen. by Dr. John Scudder