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coursing

[ kawr-sing, kohr- ]
/ ˈkɔr sɪŋ, ˈkoʊr- /
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noun

the act of a person or thing that courses.
the sport of pursuing game with dogs that follow by sight rather than by scent.

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Origin of coursing

First recorded in 1530–40; course + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for coursing

coursing
/ (ˈkɔːsɪŋ) /

noun

hunting with hounds or dogs that follow their quarry by sight
a sport in which hounds are matched against one another in pairs for the hunting of hares by sight
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