• WordNet 3.6
    • n Corse a region of France on the island of Corsica; birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte
    • n Corse an island in the Mediterranean; with adjacent islets it constitutes a region of France
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Corse A corpse; the dead body of a human being. "Set down the corse ; or, by Saint Paul,
      I'll make a corse of him that disobeys."
    • Corse A living body or its bulk. "For he was strong, and of so mighty corse As ever wielded spear in warlike hand."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n corse The living body or bodily frame of an animal, especially and usually of a human being; the person.
    • n corse A dead body, especially and usually of a human being; a corpse.
    • n corse The body or main part, as the hull of a ship or the trunk or stem of a tree or vine.
    • n corse Same as corset, 1.
    • n corse A plaited or woven silk ribbon used for vestinents.
    • corse A Middle English form of curse.
    • n corse An obsolete form of course.
    • corse To trade; traffic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Corse kors a poetic form of Corpse.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. cors, F. corps,. See Corpse


In literature:

A landing party had been attacked and cut up on the Corse of Slakes.
"Patsy" by S. R. Crockett
King Harald let the corses of his men be laid out, or the wounds bound up of them that required it.
"The Sagas of Olaf Tryggvason and of Harald The Tyrant (Harald Haardraade)" by Snorri Sturluson
Or throne of corses which his sword hath slain?
"The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. V (of X) - Great Britain and Ireland III" by Various
A man all light, a seraph-man, On every corse there stood.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 7" by Charles H. Sylvester
Les Contes populaires de l'Ile de la Corse.
"Italian Popular Tales" by Thomas Frederick Crane
Abating not his mighty blows, Corse over corse he heaps.
"La Chanson de Roland" by Léon Gautier
Elizabeth Corse, eight years old when captured, was baptized under her own name, and married to Jean Dumontel.
"A Half Century of Conflict - Volume I" by Francis Parkman
Les Contes Populaires del' Ile de Corse par J.
"The Science of Fairy Tales" by Edwin Sidney Hartland
Perchance my bleeding corse Will melt her heart to pity and remorse.
"Turandot: The Chinese Sphinx" by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
I was about to become an extinct and bleeding corse.
"Fibble, D. D." by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb

In poetry:

You begged the vulture, not the worm,
Might feed upon your empty corse.
In vain! Just Nemesis was firm
'Gainst late remorse.
"Off Mesolongi" by Alfred Austin
He look'd the wo he could not speak,
And on the pale corse prest
His wan, discolour'd, dying cheek
And silent, sunk to rest.
"Sir Eldred Of The Bower : A Legendary Tale: In Two Parts" by Hannah More
"Misfortune long had press'd him sore;
I know not how he died;
He had been dead two days or more,
When I his corse descried."
"The Hermit's Dog" by William Hayley
"Tho' anxious o'er his wounds I bend;
By kindness or by force,
I could not tempt this generous friend.
To quit the pallid corse!"
"The Hermit's Dog" by William Hayley
Or the fond maid, whom morrow's dawn
Had hail'd a wedded fair;
Doom'd to behold her lover's corse
Scorch'd by the lightning's glare ?
"Lewin and Gynneth" by Mary Darby Robinson
There they lie—the withered corses,
With not one regretful thought,
Trampled by thy fierce steam-horses,
England's mighty Juggernaut!
"The Factory Town" by Ernest Jones

In news:

MASSENA –- The Friends of the Nature Center in Massena announce the 2012 Dave Corse Scholarship will be awarded to Massena High School graduating senior, Jaclyn Ryan.
AF Corse can still win.
Ferrari's Corse Cliente takes to the track.
Toni Vilander has completed AF Corse 's line-up for the FIA GT1 World Championship.
Cane Corse in North Hill area.
The Racer's Edge: Maserati GranTurismo MC Corse .
Père de la patrie corse by Antoine-Marie Graziani Paris: Tallandier, 340 pp.
The AF Corse Waltrip Ferrari has been withdrawn from the Spa six hours race following Brian Vickers' accident in the wet warm-up session on Saturday morning.
Dani Sordo will be allowed to score points on his Intercontinental Rally Challenge debut on the Tour de Corse this weekend.
Two teenagers in Southeast Iowa are charged with setting fire to Corse Elementary School in Burlington.

In science:

Yet, many of the essential features of the interaction are captured by this conceptually straightforward model based on the corse-grain description.
Pseudolocalized Three-dimensional Solitary Waves as Quasi-Particles
In the corse of calculation we find the following facts.
The spectrum of the anomalous dimensions of the composite operators in the $\epsilon$ - expansion in the scalar $\phi^4$ - field theory