Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Hunting with dogs trained to chase game by sight instead of scent.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The sport of pursuing hares or other game with greyhounds, when the game is started in sight of the hounds.
  • noun Disputing in the schools. See courser, 3.
  • noun In coal-mining, regulation of the ventilation of a mine by systematically conducting the air through it by means of various doors, stoppings, and brattices.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The pursuit or running game with dogs that follow by sight instead of by scent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of course.
  • noun The "sport" of chasing wild animals, especially hares, with dogs by sight rather than by scent

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun hunting with dogs (usually greyhounds) that are trained to chase game (such as hares) by sight instead of by scent

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Examples

  • Feeling the adrenalin coursing through me, I struggle to retain control.

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  • Feeling the adrenalin coursing through me, I struggle to retain control.

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  • The breach sent a churning sea of water from Lake Pontchartrain coursing across Lakeview and into Mid-City, Carrollton, Gentilly, City Park and neighborhoods farther south and east.

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  • Hare coursing is banned, though it's working-class.

    Masters of the Hunt

  • The breach sent a churning sea of water from Lake Pontchartrain coursing across Lakeview and into Mid-City, Carrollton, Gentilly, City Park and neighborhoods farther south and east.

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  • Hare coursing is banned, though it's working-class.

    Masters of the Hunt

  • (Hare coursing is letting greyhounds chase hares in a field — a sort of libertarian dog racing without the bother of a track.) "In the minds of ordinary people," Mike said, hunting is "not an issue of class but an issue of behavior."

    Masters of the Hunt

  • (Hare coursing is letting greyhounds chase hares in a field — a sort of libertarian dog racing without the bother of a track.) "In the minds of ordinary people," Mike said, hunting is "not an issue of class but an issue of behavior."

    Masters of the Hunt

  • The breach sent a churning sea of water from Lake Pontchartrain coursing across Lakeview and into Mid-City, Carrollton, Gentilly, City Park and neighborhoods farther south and east.

    09/04/2005

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