Definition of coursing in English:


Line breaks: cours|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːsɪŋ


[mass noun]
  • The sport of hunting game animals such as hares with greyhounds using sight rather than scent: [with modifier]: hare coursing [as modifier]: coursing grounds
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    • 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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