interjection British Dialect.
Origin of cor1
First recorded in 1930–35
noun Chiefly British.
the tenor oboe.
the English horn.
Origin of cor2
1865–70; probably < French cor (anglais) (English) horn
noun, plural cor·di·a [kawr-dee-uh, kohr-] /ˈkɔr di ə, ˈkoʊr-/.
(in prescriptions) the heart.
Origin of cor3
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British slang an exclamation of surprise, amazement, or admiration
Word Origin for cor
C20: corruption of God
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n. pl. cor•da (kôr′də)
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