from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who courts; one who plays the lover, or solicits in marriage.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who courts; one who plays the lover, or who solicits in marriage; one who flatters and cajoles.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who courts, or endeavors to gain favor; a courtier.
- The courter is a steel cutting blade which cuts the soil vertically along the furrow wall.
Many good judges would put him alongside the Italian clay-courter of the late 50s and early 60s, Nicola Pietrangeli, who won the French title twice in four finals.
The first of seven obstacles to that end at this 133rd edition of the tournament is the 26-year-old Czech clay-courter Jan Hajek, rated 80th in the world and a relatively safe opening opponent tomorrow, given he went out on his debut here in the first round last year and has won only eight of 21 matches in 2010.
Gibson pursues extortion charges: People magazine reports that controversy-courter Mel Gibson plans to present evidence to detectives proving that Oksana Grigorieva, his ex-girlfriend and mother of his eighth child, is attempting to extort money from him.
(Update: during the current season, Nadal is looking up at his coach less and less, a good sign indeed for the world's best clay-courter.)
And before that, just one in Roger Federer - albeit with a very good clay-courter in Rafa Nadal who was up and coming.
"He's the best clay-courter of all time and I'm not that good of a clay-courter," Roddick said.
He was Obama for America National Political Director and a courter of super delegates for Obama.
Meantime, Nadal has established himself as the best clay-courter of his generation and has a chance to stake a claim as the best ever.
Husbands is rare; and a promising courter who means business will fetch his price in these times, big or small, I assure ye.
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