coursing beneath the polished surface of the love poems is something deep, dark, and defiant.
A simple chart on mortgage activity shows how rising rates are coursing through the economy.
It was clear that some information had been received and that it was now coursing through the crowd.
Badger-baiting I unreservedly condemn—it is as much a profanation of sport as coursing bagged hares in enclosed grounds.
And on beyond this first buzzard, coursing above him, were other buzzards.
Equally common is the Greyhound, particularly in the North country, where coursing has long been a favourite sport.
Amid the confusion my blood was coursing evenly, and I was not afraid.
"coursing" was the next toast—for which Arthur Pavis, the jockey, returned thanks.
He had come there to get out of the way of the hunting, which he hated as much as he did the coursing.
I have done a good deal of coursing with greyhounds at one time or another, but always with scratch packs.
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.