Cors"ned(krs"nd), n. [AS. corsnd.] (AS. Laws) The morsel of execration; a species of ordeal consisting in the eating of a piece of bread consecrated by imprecation. If the suspected person ate it freely, he was pronounced innocent; but if it stuck in his throat, it was considered as a proof of his guilt. Burril.
Cor`tge"(kr`tzh"), n. [F., fr. It. corteggio train, fr. corte court. See Court.] A train of attendants; a group following and attending to some important person.
Syn. -- retinue, suite, entourage.
[1913 Webster WordNet 1.5]
2. a procession, especially a funeral procession following the casket carrying a dead person.
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