Definitions of courser
  1. noun
    a huntsman who hunts small animals with fast dogs that use sight rather than scent to follow their prey
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    type of:
    hunter, huntsman
    someone who hunts game
  2. noun
    a dog trained for coursing
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    type of:
    hunting dog
    a dog used in hunting game
  3. noun
    formerly a strong swift horse ridden into battle
    synonyms: charger
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    type of:
    horse used in war
  4. noun
    swift-footed terrestrial plover-like bird of southern Asia and Africa; related to the pratincoles
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    Cursorius cursor, cream-colored courser
    courser of desert and semidesert regions of the Old World
    Pluvianus aegyptius, crocodile bird
    African courser that feeds on insect parasites on crocodiles
    type of:
    limicoline bird, shore bird, shorebird
    any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries
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