courser

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English[edit]

A courser (Cursorius rufus)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English courser, borrowed from Anglo-Norman cursier, corser (French: coursier), from Old French curs (course).

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courser (plural coursers)

  1. A dog used for coursing.
  2. A person who practises coursing.
  3. A hunter.
  4. A stone used in building a course.
  5. A racehorse or a charger.
  6. Any of several species of bird in the genus Cursorius of the family Glareolidae.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From course.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

courser

  1. (colloquial) to purchase
  2. (colloquial) to chase

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman cursier, corser, from Medieval Latin cursārius; equivalent to cours +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kuːrˈseːr/, /ˈkuːrsər/

Noun[edit]

courser (plural coursers)

  1. A charger (large horse for battle)
  2. (by extension) Any stallion; any horse.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: courser
  • Scots: couser, cusser, cuisser

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