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Horse courser

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Horse courser One that runs horses, or keeps horses for racing.
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Usage

In literature:

That he is a disease in the body where he liveth were as strange a thing to doubt as whether there be knavery in horse-coursers.
"Character Writings of the 17th Century" by Various
From the role of dray-horse he passed to that of courser.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science" by Various
On a bay courser, goodly to behold, The trappings of his horse emboss'd with barbarous gold.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 356, June, 1845" by Various
But the horse-courser marvelled with himself that Faustus bade him ride over no water.
"Mediaeval Tales" by Various
Come, Mont-Dore, to horse, the courser will not run away with you.
"The Poniard's Hilt" by Eugène Sue
The English race-horses are equal, if not superior, to all other coursers.
"Natural History in Anecdote" by Various
The four horses of Sudas, the coursers worthy of praise, richly adorned, stamping the ground, will bring race against race to glory.
"The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6)" by Max Duncker
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In poetry:

The Wildgrave winds his bugle-horn,
To horse, to horse! halloo, halloo!
His fiery courser snuffs the morn,
And thronging serfs their lord pursue.
"The Wild Huntsman" by Sir Walter Scott
The horse sank down, and RAYMOND then
Started to see the foaming rein,
The drops that hung on the courser's hide,
And the rowel's red trace on its panting side;
And deep shame mingled with remorse,
As he brought the cool stream to his fallen horse.
"The Troubadour. Canto 2" by Letitia Elizabeth Landon