cursour (plural cursours)
- (Scotland, dialect, obsolete) Courser.
1770, George Bannatyne & Sir David Dalrymple, Ancient Scottish Poems, page 192:
- Now lerges of my Lord Bothwell, The quilk infredome dois excell; He gaif to me a cursour gray, Worth all this sort that I with mell, For lerges of this new-yeir day.
1855, Cosmo Innes, The Black Book of Taymouth:
- In one bloody foray the M'Gregors slew forty of Sir Duncan's brood mares in the Cosche of Glenurchy, and at the same time a blood horse,—“ ane fair cursour sent to him from the Prince out of London.
1870, Alexander Hislop, The Proverbs of Scotland, collected and arranged, with notes:
- A fey man and a cursour fearna the deil.