• A sequence of events.
  • A path that something or someone moves along.
  • The lowest square sail in a fully rigged mast, often named according to the mast.
  • Menses.
  • A row or file of objects.
  • One or more strings on some musical instruments (such as the guitar, lute or vihuela): if multiple, then closely spaced, tuned in unison or octaves and intended to played together.


  • To run or flow (especially of liquids and more particularly blood).
  • To run through or over.
  • To pursue by tracking or estimating the course taken by one's prey; to follow or chase after.
  • To cause to chase after or pursue game.



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  • From Middle English cours, from Old French cours, from Latin cursus ("course of a race"), from currō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱers- ("to run"). cursus.

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