noun, plural corves [kawrvz]. /kɔrvz/. British.
- a small wagon for carrying coal, ore, etc.
- a wicker basket formerly used for this purpose.
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I bought no end o' lozengers and things off the barrers, as they sez cures a corf in no time; but they didn't do me a bit o' good.Rogues and Vagabonds|George R. Sims
A corf is a large basket used for carrying coals or other minerals in a mine.Miscellanea|Juliana Horatia Ewing
While I was loading my corf, he asked me if I should like to have him for a father-in-law.The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4|George W. M. Reynolds
At Corf a Turkish pacha came on board with his harem, to our lively interest.Julia Ward Howe|Laura E. Richards
They reached Corf, hanged Liovecchio and planted a garrison there.Venice and its Story|Thomas Okey