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law court

palace

royal household

cultivate

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woo

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an area partially or entirely enclosed by walls or buildings

a judicial assembly

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to behave so as to bring on (danger, for example)

to attempt to gain the affection of

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the sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state

Australian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947)

the family and retinue of a sovereign or prince

a hotel for motorists

a tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws

the residence of a sovereign or nobleman

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an area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings

respectful deference

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make amorous advances towards

seek someone's favor

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engage in social activities leading to marriage

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References in classic literature ?
But I did so because I was happy, because I had not courted death, because to be cast upon a bed of rocks and seaweed seemed terrible, because I was unwilling that I, a creature made for the service of God, should serve for food to the gulls and ravens.
Pleased with the preference of one, and offended by the neglect of the other, on the very beginning of our acquaintance, I have courted prepossession and ignorance, and driven reason away, where either were concerned.
The mint-master also was pleased with his new Son-in-law; especially as he had courted Miss Betsey out of pure love, and had said nothing at all about her portion.
If you was being courted by any man as 'ud make you his wife, and I'd known you was fond of him and meant to have him, I should have no right to speak a word to you about it; but when I see you're being made love to by a gentleman as can never marry you, and doesna think o' marrying you, I feel bound t' interfere for you.
You remember the Gregorys; they are grown up amazing fine girls, but they will hardly speak to me, because Lucy is courted by a lieutenant.
All this confusion, seen by the moon's light, presented a striking coup d'oeil; the half shadow enlarged every detail, and the light, that flatterer which only attaches itself to the polished side of things, courted upon each rusty musket the point still left intact, and upon every rag of canvas the whitest and least sullied part.