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cor·po·ral 1

 (kôr′pər-əl, kôr′prəl)
Of or relating to the body. See Synonyms at bodily.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin corporālis, from corpus, corpor-, body; see kwrep- in Indo-European roots.]

cor′po·ral′i·ty (-pə-răl′ĭ-tē) n.
cor′po·ral·ly adv.

cor·po·ral 2

 (kôr′pər-əl, kôr′prəl)
a. A noncommissioned rank in the US Army that is above private first class and below sergeant.
b. A noncommissioned rank in the US Marine Corps that is above lance corporal and below sergeant.
2. One who holds the rank of corporal.

[Obsolete French, alteration of caporal, from Old Italian caporale, from capo, head, from Latin caput; see kaput- in Indo-European roots.]

cor·po·ral 3

 (kôr′pər-əl, kôr′prəl)
n. Ecclesiastical
A white linen cloth on which the consecrated elements are placed during the celebration of the Eucharist.

[Middle English, from Old French and from Medieval Latin corporāle, both from Latin corporālis, of the body (the Eucharistic bread being representative of Christ's body), from corpus, corpor-, body; see kwrep- in Indo-European roots.]
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A child of intelligences, remote and unguessable, working corporally in metals, it indubitably was.
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The Jews--who are corporally hurt, the same way that trees are damaged throughout the text--avenge their assault by casting a spell on the beech tree.
14) It was this Pasch above all that Innocent desired to eat with the fathers, and the meal could be understood either spiritually or corporally.
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8, [section] 4 (1722) (conferring discretion on judges "to punish [an] offender or offenders corporally, by causing him, her[,] or them, to be publickly whipped, or committed to some publick workhouse, there to be kept to hard labour, for the space of six months, or a less time"); King v.
Despite the relative strength of Indigenous languages there, Chiapas poet Mikeas Sanchez's "Jesus Never Understood My Grandmother's Prayers" (page 31) reveals some anxiety over the fit between the speaker's ancestors' language, a tongue corporally connected to the spiritual forces of the natural world, and the contemporary environments of grandmother and granddaughter alike that are shaped and bounded by Christianity's influence.
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