Other definitions for courser (2 of 3)
a swift horse.
Other definitions for courser (3 of 3)
any of several swift-footed, ploverlike birds of the genera Cursorius and Pluvianus, chiefly of the desert regions of Asia and Africa.
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How to use courser in a sentence
His coat-of-arms, that of the house of Friedwald, was richly emblazoned upon the housings of his courser.Under the Rose | Frederic Stewart Isham
Cherries should, of courser be seeded, or pitted, when they are prepared in this way.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Then he must run a race with a courser so fleet that he fairly spurns the ground under his flying footsteps.How to Succeed | Orison Swett Marden
If our borders are invaded, it is only as the spur that is driven into the courser's flank to rouse his slumbering mettle.Pages From an Old Volume of Life | Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Gladly, said he, and they shook hands on it; a courser of Spain to an English hobby.Mary Tudor, Queen of France | Mary Croom Brown
British Dictionary definitions for courser (1 of 3)
a person who courses hounds or dogs, esp greyhounds
a hound or dog trained for coursing
British Dictionary definitions for courser (2 of 3)
literary a swift horse; steed
British Dictionary definitions for courser (3 of 3)
a terrestrial plover-like shore bird, such as Cursorius cursor (cream-coloured courser), of the subfamily Cursoriinae of desert and semidesert regions of the Old World: family Glareolidae, order Charadriiformes
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