Definition of Corposants

1. Noun. (plural of corposant) ¹



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Definition of Corposants

1. corposant [n] - See also: corposant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corposants

corporeally
corporealness
corporealnesses
corporeities
corporeity
corporified
corporifies
corporify
corporifying
corporin
corporisation
corporisations
corporization
corporizations
corposant
corposants (current term)
corps
corps-a-corps
corps de ballet
corps diplomatique
corps ronds
corpse
corpse camp
corpse camped
corpse camping
corpse camps
corpsed
corpselike
corpses
corpsicle

Literary usage of Corposants

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1889)
"Balls of fire (corposants) rested on the mastheads and on the extremities of ... The natives on board were busily engaged in putting out the corposants with ..."

2. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1903)
"There are large numbers of records of corposants in the logs at the Meteorological Office, but it seems to be exceptionally rare for observers to detect the ..."

3. Folk-Etymology: A Dictionary of Verbal Corruptions Or Words Perverted in by Abram Smythe Palmer (1882)
"It was a further perversion of corpu- sanse, corposants, which is a sailor's ... While baleful tritons to the shipwreck guide, Ainl corposants along the ..."

4. The Standard American Encyclopedia of Arts, Sciences, History, Biography by John Clark Ridpath (1897)
"Balls of fire (corposants) rested on ships' mastheads and on the extremities ... The natives on board were busily engaged in putting out the corposants with ..."

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