Across the plains he coursed as swiftly as the wind but the steeds were as swift as he.
She loved the running flame that coursed through her as she listened to him.
They had been lectured at from their tenderest years; coursed, like little hares.
The Mona, lost in the waste, coursed without apparent purpose.
He stopped abruptly; the tears which coursed down his stern face seemed strangely out of place.
coursed Rubble (fig. 4) is levelled up in courses 12 or 18 in.
His religion, like the blood that coursed through his veins, was a real part of him.
He was proud of every drop of Israelitish blood that coursed through his veins.
It coursed in little swift rivulets down the furrows of the almost perpendicular banks.
In her veins there coursed the wild, free, fighting spirit of a true vagabond.
late 13c., "onward movement," from Old French cors (12c.) "course; run, running; flow of a river," from Latin cursus "a running race or course," from curs- past participle stem of currere "to run" (see current (adj.)).
Most extended senses (meals, etc.) are present in 14c. Academic meaning "planned series of study" is c.1600 (in French from 14c.). Phrase of course is attested from 1540s; literally "of the ordinary course;" earlier in same sense was bi cours (c.1300).
16c., from course (n.). Related: Coursed; coursing.