Meaning of “coursing” in the English Dictionary

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"coursing" in British English

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coursingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈkɔː.sɪŋ/ us /ˈkɔːr.sɪŋ/ UK

Examples from literature

  • Coursing is as popular as ever among the Cotswold farmers. 
  • I'm going coursing presently. 
  • The day was positively heavenly, and the wild hillside, with our little coursing party, was beautiful to look at. 
  • They are partners, and they have apparently a great contempt for the rules of coursing. 
  • When he is not actually engaged in coursing, he is never away from me. 

(Definition of “coursing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)