(redirected from Coursers)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Related to Coursers: EDX, Udacity
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for courser

a huntsman who hunts small animals with fast dogs that use sight rather than scent to follow their prey

Related Words

formerly a strong swift horse ridden into battle


Related Words

a dog trained for coursing

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
There are certain species every keen birder hopes to see in Britain and the Cream-coloured Courser is up there near the top.
Nigel Rawlinson, who runs the Clarow Beagles in North Yorkshire, said: 'Illegal coursers do not respect the law now and they will not stop because of the Hunting Bill.
As we left the killing field we were taunted by coursers, who continued hurling mud at us.
The centre has also successfully bred ostriches, coursers, Arabian partridge and guinea fowl.
In the first show of the series, cameras follow Wildlife Crime officers in Humberside as they track down suspected illegal hare coursers.
Before the Hunting Act it was hard to control because anyone seeing coursers had little idea whether it was legal (coursing with permission) or illegal (without permission).
The BBC reported, last month, that illegal hare-coursing was on the rise in some areas, with defiant coursers defending their actions as pest control.
Dr Olga Kikou of the Greek Greens said: "We strongly urge you to refuse to licence coursers.
Greyhound ownership I wasn't allowed to own dogs because of my position at Sheffield, but I always had coursers.
Similarly, the Anchor Bible translates achashtranim as "the royal coursers," swift horses used by the government, and ramachim as mares, so that the phrase means "the royal coursers bred from the mares.
If the Waterloo Cup is famous for one thing it is the theatrically stage managed clashes between coursers and protesters which were reenacted for the umpteenth time yesterday.
BUSH: "More rapid than eagles, the coursers they came, and he whistled and shouted and called them by name.
He suffered severe head injuries and died in the arms of his father, who had taken him to the show in a field at Coursers Lane in Colney Heath, near St Albans, Hertfordshire.
CRUEL hare coursers maimed hundreds of animals last year despite restrictions designed to curb the sport, it was claimed.
His driving skills were beyond question as he steered through wadis, dunes and scree slopes, while cream coloured coursers and desert larks flew up in front of us.