from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The sport of pursuing hares or other game with greyhounds, when the game is started in sight of the hounds.
  • n. Disputing in the schools. See courser, 3.
  • n. 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


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