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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 corpse /ˈkɔrps/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 corpse /ˈkɔ(ə)rps/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Corpse n.
 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.
 Corpse candle. (a) A thick candle formerly used at a lich wake, or the customary watching with a corpse on the night before its interment. (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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the dead body of a human being [syn: cadaver, stiff, clay,