- a graceful, spirited, or swift horse
- a war horse; charger
Origin of courserMiddle English ; from Old French corsier ; from cours, course
any of various Asian and African swift-running shorebirds (family Glareolidae) that live in sandy, semidesert areas
Origin of courser; from Modern Latin Cursorius, name of the genus ; from LL, literally , pertaining to running: see cursory
- a person or thing that courses
- a dog for coursing
A swift horse; a charger.
- A dog trained for coursing.
- A huntsman.