What does the word corpse mean?

Usage examples for corpse

  1. A corpse is more beautiful than he was. – Stories and Pictures by Isaac Loeb Peretz
  2. In moments of imagination he sees his own corpse lying out in the field, and is full of pity for his wife and children. – The Soul of the War by Philip Gibbs
  3. I wept as she did, and as I bent over the little corpse and let my tears have free course, and thought- now he can never lift up his pretty little finger to you again; then I felt for the first time the woman's soft hand on my cheek. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers