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3 definitions found
 for Coursing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              We coursed him at the heels.          --Shak.
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     2. To cause to chase after or pursue game; as, to course
        greyhounds after deer.
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     3. To run through or over.
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              The bounding steed courses the dusty plain. --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Coursing \Cours"ing\ (k?rs"?ng), n.
     The pursuit or running game with dogs that follow by sight
     instead of by scent.
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           In coursing of a deer, or hart, with greyhounds.
                                                    --Bacon
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  coursing
      n 1: hunting with dogs (usually greyhounds) that are trained to
           chase game (such as hares) by sight instead of by scent

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