Corse


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corse

 (kôrs)
n. Archaic
A corpse.

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

corse

(kɔːs)
n
an archaic word for corpse

Corse

(kɔrs)
n
(Placename) the French name for Corsica

corpse

(kɔrps)

n.
1. a dead body, usu. of a human being.
2. Obs. a human or animal body, whether alive or dead.
[1225–75; Middle English corps; orig. sp. variant of cors corse but the p is now sounded]
syn: See body.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corse - an island in the MediterraneanCorse - an island in the Mediterranean; with adjacent islets it constitutes a region of France
Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea - the largest inland sea; between Europe and Africa and Asia
2.Corse - a region of France on the island of Corsica; birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte
Armata Corsa, Corsican Army - a terrorist organization founded in 1999 to oppose the link between nationalists and the Corsican mafia; "the attacks of Armata Corsa are aimed at symbolic targets of colonialism in Corsica"
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
References in classic literature ?
Each corse lay flat, lifeless and flat, And, by the holy rood!
Mad mourners of a corse! The troubled plumes of midnight shook
And now it is the time; from Hell's abyss Come thirsting Tantalus, come Sisyphus Heaving the cruel stone, come Tityus With vulture, and with wheel Ixion come, And come the sisters of the ceaseless toil; And all into this breast transfer their pains, And (if such tribute to despair be due) Chant in their deepest tones a doleful dirge Over a corse unworthy of a shroud.
'For my sake--for mine, Lenville--forego all idle forms, unless you would see me a blighted corse at your feet.'
And the dumb river shall receive your corse And wash it all unheeded to the sea.
I am standing in Mary Corse's studio, a large white box with a sloping flat roof that she built two years ago beside her home in the wild landscape of Topanga Canyon, just a few minutes north of Santa Monica.
Dans ce texte transmis a "Corse Matin", le groupe, qui avait annonce en mai sa "demilitarisation", adresse aussi un "message a l'Etat francais", qui aurait, "si un drame devait se produire chez nous , une part importante de responsabilite car il connait les salafistes en Corse".
Des anciens combattants marocains font le deplacement pour participer aux celebrations du 70e anniversaire de la liberation de la Corse
The name Squadra Corse refers to the recently-founded department within Automobili Lamborghini, which manages all motorsport activities from GT3 to the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo championships in Europe, Asia and America where gentlemen drivers battle face-to-face in fierce contests on the most challenging racetracks.
L'ancien gardien nantais signera "en milieu de semaine prochaine", annonce le site du club corse.
With a raft of sporting touches, the 147 Ducati Corse has Alfa's 170bhp turbodiesel, enhanced handling courtesy of Alfa's Q2 system and a Sport button that varies the mapping of the accelerator pedal to give a more rapid response.
Le signe particulier cependant de l'identite corse serait, selon l'auteur, l'appartenance a l'ile et le desir d'y retourner meme pour les Corses qui n'y auraient pas vecu.