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    Definition:
    Court - (n.) An inclosed space; a courtyard; an uncovered area shut in by the walls of a building, or by different building; also, a space opening from a street and nearly surrounded by houses; a blind alley.
    Court - (n.) The residence of a sovereign, prince, nobleman, or ether dignitary; a palace.
    Court - (n.) The collective body of persons composing the retinue of a sovereign or person high in authority; all the surroundings of a sovereign in his regal state.
    Court - (n.) Any formal assembling of the retinue of a sovereign; as, to hold a court.
    Court - (n.) Attention directed to a person in power; conduct or address designed to gain favor; courtliness of manners; civility; compliment; flattery.
    Court - (n.) The hall, chamber, or place, where justice is administered.
    Court - (n.) The persons officially assembled under authority of law, at the appropriate time and place, for the administration of justice; an official assembly, legally met together for the transaction of judicial business; a judge or judges sitting for the hearing or trial of causes.
    Court - (n.) A tribunal established for the administration of justice.
    Court - (n.) The judge or judges; as distinguished from the counsel or jury, or both.
    Court - (n.) The session of a judicial assembly.
    Court - (n.) Any jurisdiction, civil, military, or ecclesiastical.
    Court - (n.) A place arranged for playing the game of tennis; also, one of the divisions of a tennis court.
    Court - (v. t.) To endeavor to gain the favor of by attention or flattery; to try to ingratiate one's self with.
    Court - (v. t.) To endeavor to gain the affections of; to seek in marriage; to woo.
    Court - (v. t.) To attempt to gain; to solicit; to seek.
    Court - (v. t.) To invite by attractions; to allure; to attract.
    Court - (v. i.) To play the lover; to woo; as, to go courting.
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    Accourt - (v. t.) To treat courteously; to court.
    Base-court - (n.) The secondary, inferior, or rear courtyard of a large house; the outer court of a castle.
    Base-court - (n.) An inferior court of law, not of record.
    Courted - (imp. & p. p.) of Court
    Courting - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Court
    Court-baron - (n.) An inferior court of civil jurisdiction, attached to a manor, and held by the steward; a baron's court; -- now fallen into disuse.
    Courtbred - (a.) Bred, or educated, at court; polished; courtly.
    Court-craft - (n.) The artifices, intrigues, and plottings, at courts.
    Court-cupboard - (n.) A movable sideboard or buffet, on which plate and other articles of luxury were displayed on special ocasions.
    Courteous - (a.) Of courtlike manners; pertaining to, or expressive of, courtesy; characterized by courtesy; civil; obliging; well bred; polite; affable; complaisant.
    Courteously - (adv.) In a courteous manner.
    Courteousness - (n.) The quality of being courteous; politeness; courtesy.
    Courtepy - (n.) A short coat of coarse cloth.
    Courter - (n.) One who courts; one who plays the lover, or who solicits in marriage; one who flatters and cajoles.
    Courtesan - (n.) A woman who prostitutes herself for hire; a prostitute; a harlot.
    Courtesanship - (n.) Harlotry.
    Courtesies - (pl. ) of Courtesy
    Courtesy - (n.) Politeness; civility; urbanity; courtliness.
    Courtesy - (n.) An act of civility or respect; an act of kindness or favor performed with politeness.
    Courtesy - (n.) Favor or indulgence, as distinguished from right; as, a title given one by courtesy.
    Courtesy - (n.) An act of civility, respect, or reverence, made by women, consisting of a slight depression or dropping of the body, with bending of the knees.
    Courtesied - (imp. & p. p.) of Courtesy
    Courtesying - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Courtesy
    Courtesy - (v. i.) To make a respectful salutation or movement of respect; esp. (with reference to women), to bow the body slightly, with bending of the knes.
    Courtesy - (v. t.) To treat with civility.
    Courtehouse - (n.) A house in which established courts are held, or a house appropriated to courts and public meetings.
    Courtehouse - (n.) A county town; -- so called in Virginia and some others of the Southern States.
    Courtier - (n.) One who is in attendance at the court of a prince; one who has an appointment at court.
    Courtier - (n.) One who courts or solicits favor; one who flatters.
    Courtiery - (n.) The manners of a courtier; courtliness.
    Court-leet - (n.) A court of record held once a year, in a particular hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet.
    Courtlike - (a.) After the manner of a court; elegant; polite; courtly.
    Courtliness - (n.) The quality of being courtly; elegance or dignity of manners.
    Courtling - (n.) A sycophantic courtier.
    Courtly - (a.) Relating or belonging to a court.
    Courtly - (a.) Elegant; polite; courtlike; flattering.
    Courtly - (a.) Disposed to favor the great; favoring the policy or party of the court; obsequious.
    Courtly - (adv.) In the manner of courts; politely; gracefully; elegantly.
    Courts-martial - (pl. ) of Court-martial
    Court-martial - (n.) A court consisting of military or naval officers, for the trial of one belonging to the army or navy, or of offenses against military or naval law.
    Court-martialed - (imp. & p. p.) of Court-martial
    Court-martialing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Court-martial
    Court-martial - (v. t.) To subject to trial by a court-martial.
    Court-plaster - (n.) Sticking plaster made by coating taffeta or silk on one side with some adhesive substance, commonly a mixture of isinglass and glycerin.
    Courtship - (n.) The act of paying court, with the intent to solicit a favor.
    Courtship - (n.) The act of wooing in love; solicitation of woman to marriage.
    Courtship - (n.) Courtliness; elegance of manners; courtesy.
    Courtship - (n.) Court policy; the character of a courtier; artifice of a court; court-craft; finesse.
    Court tennis - () See under Tennis.
    Courtyard - (n.) A court or inclosure attached to a house.
    Discourteous - (a.) Uncivil; rude; wanting in courtesy or good manners; uncourteous.
    Discourtesy - (n.) Rudeness of behavior or language; ill manners; manifestation of disrespect; incivility.
    Discourtship - (n.) Want of courtesy.
    Outcourt - (n.) An outer or exterior court.
    Uncourtliness - (n.) Absence of courtliness; rudeness; rusticity.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Court - n. 1 (in full court of law) a judicial body hearing legal cases. B = *courtroom. 2 quadrangular area for games (tennis-court; squash-court). 3 a yard surrounded by houses with entry from the street. B = *courtyard. 4 a the residence, retinue, and courtiers of a sovereign. B sovereign and councillors, constituting the ruling power. C assembly held by a sovereign; state reception. 5 attention paid to a person whose favour etc. Is sought (paid court to her). v. 1 a try to win affection or favour of. B pay amorous attention to. 2 seek to win (applause, fame, etc.). 3 invite (misfortune) by one's actions. go to court take legal action. Out of court 1 without reaching trial. 2 not worthy of consideration. [latin: related to *cohort]
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    County court - n. Judicial court for civil cases.
    Court-card - n. Playing-card that is a king, queen, or jack.
    Courteous - adj. Polite, considerate. courteously adv. Courteousness n. [french: related to *court]
    Courtesan - n. Prostitute, esp. One with wealthy or upper-class clients. [italian: related to *court]
    Courtesy - n. (pl. -ies) courteous behaviour or act. by courtesy of with the formal permission of. [french: related to *courteous]
    Courtesy light - n. Light in a car switched on by opening a door.
    Court-house - n. 1 building in which a judicial court is held. 2 us building containing the administrative offices of a county.
    Courtier - n. Person who attends a sovereign's court. [anglo-french: related to *court]
    Courtly - adj. (-ier, -iest) dignified, refined. courtliness n.
    Court martial - n. (pl. Courts martial) judicial court trying members of the armed services. v. (court-martial) (-ll-; us -l-) try by this.
    Court order - n. Direction issued by a court or judge.
    Courtroom - n. Room in which a court of law meets.
    Courtship - n. 1 courting, wooing. 2 courting behaviour of animals, birds, etc.
    Court shoe - n. Woman's light, usu. High-heeled, shoe with a low-cut upper.
    Courtyard - n. Area enclosed by walls or buildings.
    Crown court - n. Court of criminal jurisdiction in england and wales.
    Discourteous - adj. Lacking courtesy. discourteously adv. Discourtesy n. (pl. -ies).
    Forecourt - n. 1 part of a filling-station with petrol pumps. 2 enclosed space in front of a building.
    High court - n. (also in england high court of justice) supreme court of justice for civil cases.
    High court - n. (also in england high court of justice) supreme court of justice for civil cases.
    Inn of court - n. Each of the four legal societies admitting people to the english bar.
    Juvenile court - n. Court for children under 17.
    Kangaroo court - n. Illegal court, e.g. Held by strikers or mutineers.
    Lawcourt - n. Court of law.
    Supreme court - n. Highest judicial court in a state etc.

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