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Definition of Corpse
CorpseCorpse Corpse (k[^o]rps), n. [OF. cors (sometimes written
corps), F. corps, L. corpus; akin to AS. hrif womb. See
Midriff, and cf. Corse, Corselet, Corps, Cuerpo.]
1. A human body in general, whether living or dead; --
sometimes contemptuously. [Obs.]
Note: Formerly written (after the French form) corps. See
Corps, n., 1.
2. The dead body of a human being; -- used also Fig.
He touched the dead corpse of Public Credit, and it
sprung upon its feet. --D. Webster.
(a) A thick candle formerly used at a lich wake, or the
customary watching with a corpse on the night before
(b) A luminous appearance, resembling the flame of a
candle, sometimes seen in churchyards and other damp
places, superstitiously regarded as portending death.
Corpse gate, the gate of a burial place through which the
dead are carried, often having a covered porch; -- called
also lich gate.
Meaning of Corpse from wikipedia
- A cadaver
is a dead human
body that is used by medical
and other scientists
anatomy, identify disease
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is an American death metal
in Buffalo, New York in 1988, now based
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- Exquisite corpse
(from the original French
exquis, literally exquisite
cadaver), is a method
is British theatrical slang
for unintentionally laughing during
a non-humorous performance
or when a role in a humorous performance
- thanatophilia, is ****ual attraction towards
or a ****ual act involving corpses
. It is classified
as a paraphilia
by the World Health Organization
- Cannabis Corpse
is a cannabis-themed death metal
band. Cannabis Corpse formed
in Richmond, Virginia
in 2006 under
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5050 BC. The oldest known naturally mummified human corpse
is a severed
as 6,000 years
in 1936 AD at the site...
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