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corporal

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1. a noncommissioned officer junior to a sergeant in the army, air force, or marines
2. (in the Royal Navy) a petty officer who assists the master-at-arms

corporal

2, corporale
a white linen cloth on which the bread and wine are placed during the Eucharist

Corporal

 

military rank of noncommissioned officers in various foreign armies (the US, Great Britain, France, Italy, and others). In the Russian Army, the rank of corporal is referred to as early as 1647; it was officially introduced by the Military Regulations of Peter I. In the first half of the 19th century it was replaced by the military rank of noncommissioned officer.

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73) The association of corporal punishment with stress continues into adolescence, with ten- to sixteen-year-olds reporting more psychological distress the more frequently they report being corporally punished.
122) Since corporally punishing children "intentionally inflicts or attempts to inflict bodily harm" or "cause fear .
If she is Mary, love is a fertilizing Holy Ghost whom she receives figuratively and corporally as implied in the interchange of heart and womb in Rime 2.
After being punished, generally corporally, one said one's penance and was then forgiven.
The couple's vital discourse of domesticity contributes to Sancho's managing not only to survive but to prosper, through his capacity to adapt verbally and corporally.
Just as we do not eat corporeal meats spiritually, so can we not eat, according to this analogy, the spiritual ones corporally.
The contexts of these crises are as follows: cheating in the distribution of material goods; female homoeroticism; challenges of Shenoute's refusal to grant promotion; women's complaints about suffering beatings; the spreading of gossip by women; the death of a corporally punished elderly male monk; jealousy among the women; Shenoute's denial of a female monk's request for a transfer to another monastery; an allegation of Shenoute's excessiveness in leadership, partly in connection with his dissatisfaction over a cloak that he had instructed the women to make for him; and the refusal of a female leader to meet with him or his envoy.
The principle of the habitus emphasizes that the individual is inscribed upon, both corporally and non-corporally, by social, intellectual, and cultural means.
1) School officials generally use physical force in two ways: to gain immediate control over disruptive students or to corporally punish them.
He is imprisoned in the dormitory, corporally punished, mocked by peers, forced to forsake his pet bear whom he considers a brother, and robbed of his possessions by Blue Elk, who loots and burns his lodge.
Robin is aurally absorbed by the wildlife of the woods and corporally absorbed by the pond, the drop of water reminiscent of the tears of Narcissus.
While Christmas will rise in the memories of his Jeffersonian witnesses, he will nonetheless be contained corporally and narratively, and therefore to some degree he will be dismissed, exorcised, forgotten.