Definition of coursing in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkôrsiNG/


The sport of hunting game animals such as hares with greyhounds using sight rather than scent.
Example sentences
  • Last Thursday's ban on the barbaric sports of hunting and coursing with dogs is a great and long overdue advance for animal welfare.
  • The State continues to tolerate the barbaric treatment of timid animals in live hare coursing which was recently outlawed in the North.
  • Hare coursing is just the same and as greyhound racing has proved there is a way out of killing the animals.

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Syllabification: cours·ing

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