corsage (s.xii3/4)

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corsage (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1212b corpus; Gdf: 2,315c corsage; GdfC: 9,208b corsage; TL: 2,909 corsage; DEAF:  cors 1 (corsage); DMF:  corsage; TLF:  corsage; OED:  corsage n.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
corssage,  cursage  


( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  Tot sait ele sage de corsage Fole semblant feit sovent huntage  471
body, shape
( 1266-1300; MS: c.1300 )  la premiere maniere est solonc la diversitez de conplexion de poisons et de lur corsage  121.1857
build, physique
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Fier[e]s sunt les bestes […] A treble ordre de denz e granz decorsage  7212
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  durement vus resembla E d’estature & de corsage  7063
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv1 )  Iceles genz […] Furent de corsage mult grantz  1924
( 1190-1210; MS: c.1300 )  Mult par ont loé sun corsage, Sa feiture […]  8373
2size, volume
( MS: s.xiii1 )  exacontalite […] Mult est petite en corsage  187.971
prendre corsage
1to take bodily form
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Angeles pernent de li (=fire) corsage, Quant funt en terre le Deu message  1793
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