courser

[ kawr-ser, kohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF courser
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The jackal lapped the courser's blood, and moaned with exquisite delight.

I have seen it, child; a rocky wilderness, where I would not let my courser graze.'

Still the courser onward rushes, still his mighty heart supports him.

He rode like one insane, and his courser partook of his frenzy.

At evening fall I chanced to ride, My courser to a tree I tied.

Gladly, said he, and they shook hands on it; a courser of Spain to an English hobby.

She was the whaling-schooner Courser, of Provincetown, Massachusetts.

He reined up his courser on the summit and sadly viewed the scene.

Will a Courser of the Sun work softly in the harness of a Drayhorse?

Come, Mont-Dore, to horse, the courser will not run away with you.

WORD ORIGIN

large, powerful horse," c.1300, from Old French corsier "fast horse, charger," literally "fast-running," from Vulgar Latin *cursarius, from Latin cursus (see course (n.)).

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hunter

nouna dog or horse bred for hunting
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