corsu (c.1185)

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corsu (c.1185)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1212b corpus; Gdf: 2,318a corsu; GdfC: ; TL: 2,913 corsu; DEAF:  cors 1 (corsu); DMF:  corsu; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1big, stout
( c.1185 )  Mult est corsuz et fort et grant  5454
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Colebrant, Qui tant ert corsuz e grant Que nul cheval nel pout porter  11090
coarse, bulky
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  choses grosses, corsues et materieles  i 367
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