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Definition of Corpus

Corpus

  1. A body, living or dead; the corporeal substance of a thing.

Corpus Quotations

The Justices are currently considering a case, argued last month, which seeks to extend the writ of habeas corpus to al Qaeda and Taliban detainees at Guantanamo.
John Yoo

My job was to teach the whole corpus of economic theory, but there were two subjects in which I was especially interested, namely, the economics of mass unemployment and international economics.
James Meade

Our country is wounded and bleeding now if we don't know whether or not habeas corpus exists.
Keith Olbermann

My interest in economics has always been in the whole corpus of economic theory, the interrelationships between the various fields of theory and their relevance for the formulation of economic policy.
James Meade

In violation of the Habeas Corpus Act and the fundamental laws of our constitution these men have never been brought to trail or even allowed to see a lawyer.
John Amery
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