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coursing


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  We  coursed  him  at  the  heels.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  cause  to  chase  after  or  pursue  game;  as  to  course 
  greyhounds  after  deer. 
 
  3.  To  run  through  or  over 
 
  The  bounding  steed  courses  the  dusty  plain.  --Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coursing  \Cours"ing\  (k?rs"?ng),  n. 
  The  pursuit  or  running  game  with  dogs  that  follow  by  sight 
  instead  of  by  scent. 
 
  In  coursing  of  a  deer,  or  hart,  with  greyhounds. 
  --Bacon 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coursing 
  n  :  hunting  with  dogs  that  are  trained  to  chase  game  by  sight 
  instead  of  by  scent 




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