Show Search Results Show Browse

A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology

Abbreviations Cite this entry

About this entry:
First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
This entry has not been updated since then but may contain minor corrections and revisions.

Corp, n. [Reduced from Corps n.] A corpse. — c1475 Wall. ix. 1544.
With worschip was the corp graithit in grawe
1649 Orkney Rentals Append. 57.
His lordship had ane purpose to erect ane tomb upon the corp of his umquhile father

You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.

"Corp n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 23 May 2024 <>



Hide Advanced Search

Browse DOST: