In old records. Body for body. A phrase expressing the liability of manucaptors. 3 How. State Tr. 110. CORPUS CHRISTI DAY. In English law. A feast instituted in 1204, in honor of the sacrament 32 Hen. VIII. c. 21. Corpus humanum non recipit sesti- mationem. The human body does not admit of valuation. Hob. 59.