Cours"er (k?rs"?r), n. [F. coursier.]
One who courses or hunts.
leash is a leathern thong by which . . . a courser leads his greyhound.
A swift or spirited horse; a racer or a war horse; a charger. [Poetic.]
A grallatorial bird of Europe (Cursorius cursor), remarkable for its speed in running. Sometimes, in a wider sense, applied to running birds of the Ostrich family.
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