Course Course, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Coursed} (k?rst)); p. pr. & vb. n. {Coursing}.] 1. To run, hunt, or chase after; to follow hard upon; to pursue. [1913 Webster]

We coursed him at the heels. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To cause to chase after or pursue game; as, to course greyhounds after deer. [1913 Webster]

3. To run through or over. [1913 Webster]

The bounding steed courses the dusty plain. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Coursed — (k?rst), a. 1. Hunted; as, a coursed hare. [1913 Webster] 2. Arranged in courses; as, coursed masonry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coursed — coursed; un·coursed; …   English syllables

  • coursed — adjective Etymology: from past participle of course II 1. : hunted with dogs a coursed hare 2. : arranged in courses coursed masonry …   Useful english dictionary

  • coursed — kɔːs n. direction; part of a meal; series; layer; series of lessons or classes on a particular subject; unit of studies (especially on a university level) v. hunt, pursue; run over; race …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coursed — scoured …   Anagrams dictionary

  • Coursed rubble — Rubble Rub ble, n. [From an assumed Old French dim. of robe See {Rubbish}.] 1. Water worn or rough broken stones; broken bricks, etc., used in coarse masonry, or to fill up between the facing courses of walls. [1913 Webster] Inside [the wall]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coursed Rubble — See: Rubble, Coursed …   Medieval glossary

  • coursed ashlar — noun : ashlar masonry in which the stones in a course are of the same height …   Useful english dictionary

  • coursed rubble — noun : masonry composed of roughly shaped stones fitting approximately on level beds …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rubble, Coursed — ♦ With stones very roughly dressed and levelled. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 414) Related terms: Coursed Rubble, Rubble …   Medieval glossary

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