Corse



[kawrs] /kɔrs/

noun, Archaic.
1.
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[kawrs] /kɔrs/
noun
1.
French name of .
/kɔːs/
noun
1.
an archaic word for corpse
/kɔrs/
noun
1.
the French name for Corsica
n.

mid-13c., from Old French cors, from Latin corpus “body” (see corps for history and development). Archaic from 16c.

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    [kawr-suh-let for 1; kawrs-lit for 2] /ˌkɔr səˈlɛt for 1; ˈkɔrs lɪt for 2/ noun 1. Also, corselette. a woman’s lightweight foundation garment combining a brassiere and girdle in one piece. 2. Also, corslet. Armor. /ˈkɔːslɪt/ noun 1. a piece of armour for the top part of the body Also spelt corslet 2. a one-piece […]

  • Corset

    [kawr-sit] /ˈkɔr sɪt/ noun 1. Sometimes, corsets. a close-fitting undergarment, stiffened with whalebone or similar material and often capable of being tightened by lacing, enclosing the trunk: worn, especially by women, to shape and support the body; stays. verb (used with object) 2. to dress or furnish with or as if with a corset. 3. […]



  • Corset-cover

    noun 1. an undergarment, as a camisole, worn over the upper part of a corset.

  • Corseted

    [kawr-sit] /ˈkɔr sɪt/ noun 1. Sometimes, corsets. a close-fitting undergarment, stiffened with whalebone or similar material and often capable of being tightened by lacing, enclosing the trunk: worn, especially by women, to shape and support the body; stays. verb (used with object) 2. to dress or furnish with or as if with a corset. 3. […]



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