In"ter*course (?), n. [Formerly entercourse, OF. entrecours commerce, exchange, F. entrecours a reciprocal right on neighboring lands, L. intercursus a running between, fr. intercurrere to run between. See Inter-, and Course.]
A commingling; intimate connection or dealings between persons or nations, as in common affairs and civilities, in correspondence or trade; communication; commerce; especially, interchange of thought and feeling; association; communion.
This sweet intercourse
Of looks and smiles.
Sexual intercourse, sexual or carnal connection; coition.
Syn. -- Communication; connection; commerce; communion; fellowship; familiarity; acquaintance.
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