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courser

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1. a person who courses hounds or dogs, esp greyhounds
2. a hound or dog trained for coursing

courser

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Literary a swift horse; steed

courser

a terrestrial plover-like shore bird, such as Cursorius cursor (cream-coloured courser), of the subfamily Cursoriinae of desert and semidesert regions of the Old World: family Glareolidae, order Charadriiformes
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Coursers are found in sandy, semi-desert habitat and run rather than fly if approached.
Scottish Land & Estates Chief Executive Douglas McAdam, who chairs the Police Poaching and Coursing Crime Priority Group in Scotland, said: "Poachers and coursers, whatever their intended quarry, are unscrupulous and ruthless criminals with the advantages nearly all on their side.
Mead, "Pratincoles and Coursers," in Christopher Perrins (ed.
lt;p>Spectrum, which offers the highest number of Juniper coursers with a lab equipped with every product set of the vendor, also does training on Brocade and Microsoft security solutions.
Now, with the look-back finished, Chip's coursers they came,
Khizar Hayat said that PCO had made all arrangements for conducting the 6th population census, however added that it would require reorganizing refresher coursers for enumerators and census staff.
According to the Irish Council against Blood Sports, Ferris "has given coursers, fox hunters and deer hunters a guarantee that he will get a Sinn Fein motion to ban bloodsports overturned".
Late one night, he single-handedly tackled a mob of hare coursers on the remote grass gallop known as The Bowl.
Now, it will just be the illegal coursers, who don't care about the animals.
There was certainly no love for the innocent hares ripped to pieces or us the demonstrators as we were pelted with mud, had cans of beer, bottles and fireworks thrown at us by jeering coursers.
Blowing horns and waving protest banners, fox-hunters, coursers and falconers united to claim the Government was waging a class war against the countryside.
Pernoud, however, says that it is easy to explain her expert handling of coursers and destriers, dressed in plate armor and carrying a standard.