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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corse  \Corse\  (k?rs  or  k?rs;  277),  n.  [OF.  cors,  F.  corps.  See 
  {Corpse}.] 
  1.  A  living  body  or  its  bulk.  [Obs.] 
 
  For  he  was  strong,  and  of  so  mighty  corse  As  ever 
  wielded  spear  in  warlike  hand.  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  A  corpse;  the  dead  body  of  a  human  being  [Archaic  or 
  Poetic] 
 
  Set  down  the  corse;  or  by  Saint  Paul,  I'll  make  a 
  corse  of  him  that  disobeys.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Corse 
  n  1:  an  island  in  the  Mediterranean;  with  adjacent  islets  it 
  constitutes  a  region  of  France  [syn:  {Corse},  {Corsica}] 
  2:  a  region  of  France  on  the  island  of  Corsica;  birthplace  of 
  Napoleon  Bonaparte  [syn:  {Corse},  {Corsica}] 




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