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woo


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Woo  \Woo\,  v.  i. 
  To  court;  to  make  love.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Woo  \Woo\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Wooed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Wooing}.]  [OE.  wowen,  wo?en,  AS  w?gian,  fr  w?h  bent, 
  crooked,  bad  akin  to  OS  w[=a]h  evil,  Goth.  unwahs 
  blameless,  Skr.  va?c  to  waver,  and  perhaps  to  E.  vaccilate.] 
  1.  To  solicit  in  love;  to  court. 
 
  Each  like  the  Grecian  artist,  wooes  The  image  he 
  himself  has  wrought.  --Prior. 
 
  2.  To  court  solicitously;  to  invite  with  importunity. 
 
  Thee,  chantress,  oft  the  woods  among  I  woo,  to  hear 
  thy  even  song.  --Milton. 
 
  I  woo  the  wind  That  still  delays  his  coming. 
  --Bryant. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  woo 
  v  1:  seek  someone's  favor;  "China  is  wooing  Russia"  [syn:  {court}] 
  2:  make  amorous  advances  towards;  "john  is  courting  Mary"  [syn: 
  {court},  {romance},  {solicit}] 




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