Definition of Courser

1. Noun. A huntsman who hunts small animals with fast dogs that use sight rather than scent to follow their prey.

Generic synonyms: Hunter, Huntsman



2. Noun. Formerly a strong swift horse ridden into battle.
Exact synonyms: Charger
Generic synonyms: Warhorse
Derivative terms: Charge

3. Noun. A dog trained for coursing.
Generic synonyms: Hunting Dog

4. Noun. Swift-footed terrestrial plover-like bird of southern Asia and Africa; related to the pratincoles.

Definition of Courser

1. n. One who courses or hunts.

Definition of Courser

1. Noun. A dog used for coursing. ¹

2. Noun. A person who practises coursing. ¹

3. Noun. A hunter. ¹

4. Noun. A stone used in building a course. ¹

5. Noun. A racehorse or a charger. ¹

6. Noun. Any of several species of bird in the genus ''Cursorius'' of the family Glareolidae. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Courser

1. one that courses [n -S] - See also: courses

Lexicographical Neighbors of Courser

course of action
course of instruction
course of lectures
course of study
course session
course work
coursebook
coursebooks
coursed
courseless
courselike
courseload
courseloads
coursemate
coursemates
courser (current term)
coursers
courses
courses of action
courseware
coursewares
coursework
coursey
courseys
coursing
coursings
court
court-baron
court-barons
court-house

Literary usage of Courser

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire: A Record of by Ezra Scollay Stearns, William Frederick Whitcher, Edward Everett Parker, Lewis Publishing Company, Lewis publishing company, Chicago (1908)
"His first wife was Sarah E. (Todd) courser, daughter of Eli and Elizabeth ... (V) William Barnard, who spells his name courser, was the fifth child and only ..."

2. Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, and Their Eggs by Henry Leonard Meyer (1848)
"THE Cream-coloured courser is a very rare, accidental visitant, ... The food of the Cream-coloured courser consists in insects and their larvae, ..."

3. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"... Henry, cease I Thou sworn horse - courser, hold thy Eustace, thou bear'st a brain — I pray, What did Blount see at break of day ? ' — peace. ..."

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