Corsepresent Corse"pres`ent (k?rs"pr?z`ent or k?rs"-), n. (Engl.Law) An offering made to the church at the interment of a dead body. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

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  • corsepresent — corse·pres·ent …   English syllables

  • corsepresent — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English corspresent, from cors corpse + present : a gift made to the clergy from the goods of the deceased at the time of a funeral …   Useful english dictionary

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