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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Corage, n. [ME. (c 1300) and OF. corage: cf. Courage and Curage.] Courage, boldness, spirit. 1375 Barb. v. 208.
Thai had left haill that viage, Na war a knycht of gret corage, … That thame confort vith all his mycht
1456 Hay I. 3/35.
To geve yow corage for to do in sik maner
Ib. 299/1.
I fynd nane of sa hye corage
a1500 Bk. Chess 2044.
In him is the corage of a knycht
Ib. 2143.
Off gret corage he is that has no dreid
c1500-c1512 Dunb. xxvii. 29 (A).
The talȝeouris corage a litill schrenkit
c1552 Lynd. Mon. 3332.
Quhen Arbates that sycht had sene, His corage rasit frome the splene
1570 Leslie 32.
The siege contineuit be the persuasion of the Quene, being ane princes of hiech corage

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