Origin of corse
- French name of Corsica.
Related Words for corsebow, decoration, tape, streamer, strip, stripe, braid, prize, binding, fillet, band, award, trimming, cordon, corse, bandeau, banderole
Examples from the Web for corse
Historical Examples of corse
On my faith, I thought they always called it the Island of Corse.Travels in France during the years 1814-1815
As she was the richest gal of all the season, of corse Frederick fell in love with her.Burlesques
William Makepeace Thackeray
A landing party had been attacked and cut up on the Corse of Slakes.Patsy
S. R. Crockett
Algrie is a part of France, a Department across the seas like Corse.In the Land of Mosques & Minarets
Then hither came a chamberlain / who Siegfried's corse found waiting there.The Nibelungenlied
- an archaic word for corpse
- the French name for Corsica
mid-13c., from Old French cors, from Latin corpus "body" (see corps for history and development). Archaic from 16c.