corseint (1190-93)

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corseint (1190-93)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1214b corpus; Gdf: 2,315c corsaint; GdfC: ; TL:  corsaint; DEAF:  cors 1 (corsaint); DMF:  corsaint; TLF: ; OED:  corsaint n.; MED:  cor-seint n.; DMLBS: ]
corsaint,  corsant,  corsseint;  corpsein,  corpseint,  corpsseint  


1(body of) saint
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Le corseint (=St Edmund’s body) unt deseveli, Kar trover le quident purri  2989
( 1329 )  la graunde devocion que nous avoms a mesme sa meson, par reson des corpseyns et des ascune noz auncestres qe ils gisunt  196
( 1376 )  Et qe Seint Esglise poet estre reulee & governee come ele fuit en temps Seint Gregory & des autres corsseintz  ii 338
relic (of saints)
( 1327 )  il prie a nostre seignur le roi pur Dieux et pur l’onur de corpseint seint Cuthbert [….]  115
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