Corporeals Law and Legal Definition

Corporeals are things that have a body, whether animate or inanimate, and can be felt or touched. Incorporeals are things that have no body, but are comprehended by the understanding, such as the rights of inheritance, servitudes, obligations, and intellectual property rights. The corporeal/incorporeal distinction is similar to the distinction between tangibles and intangibles; incorporeal property is also similar in some respects to a chose in action.

The term, Corporal punishment is the deliberate infliction of bodily pain as retribution for an offence, or for the purpose of disciplining or reforming a wrongdoer,