- The definition of a corse is a dead body or corpse.
An example of corse is a dead body.
Archaic a dead body; corpse
Origin of corseMiddle English cors, from Old French, from Latin corpus; see kwrep- in Indo-European roots.
- (archaic) A dead body, a corpse.
- An uncommon surname originating in Europe, specifically the United Kingdom and Scandinavia.