corse

corse

[kawrs]
noun Archaic.

Origin:
1225–75; Middle English cors < Old French < Latin corpus body; see corpse

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Corse

[kawrs]
noun
French name of Corsica.
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corse (kɔːs)
 
n
an archaic word for corpse

Corse (kɔrs)
 
n
the French name for Corsica

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corse
mid-13c., from O.Fr. cors, from L. corpus "body" (see corps for history and development). Archaic from 16c.
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