Main definitions of corse in English

: corse1Corse2

corse1

noun

archaic
  • A corpse.

    • ‘Is there meant to be a pun, do you think, on course and corse?’
    • ‘This makes sense given Hamlet's ‘What may this mean, / That thou, dead corse, again in complete steel / Revisits thus the glimpses of the moon.’’
    anatomy, figure, frame, form, shape, build, physique, framework, skeleton, bones, flesh and bones
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Origin

Middle English: from Old French cors ‘body’, from Latin corpus. Compare with corpse.

Pronunciation

corse

/kôrs//kɔrs/

Main definitions of corse in English

: corse1Corse2

Corse2

proper noun

Pronunciation

Corse

/kôrs/