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course

n. in the midst of or actively involved in at that time, as "in the course of business, course of employment, course of trade."

course

noun act, act of pursuing, action, activity, approach, arrangment, attack, campaign, conduct, customary manner of procedure, delivery, design, direction, effectuation, effort, employment, evolution, execution, exercitation, furtherance, handling, implementation, interaction, iter, line of action, line of conduct, management, manner, measures, method, mode, mode of management, mode of procedure, modus operandi, motion, movement, operation, order, particular manner of proceeding, performance, perpetration, plan, policy, positive action, practice, praxis, prescribed system, procedure, process, program, pursuance, pursuit, road, route, scheme, succession of acts, system
Associated concepts: arising out of and in course of employyent, course of business, course of conduct, course of deallngs, course of employment, courses and distances, direct course, general course, water course
Foreign phrases: In dubio, pars mitior est sequenda.In doubt, the safer course is to be followed.
See also: access, act, admission, admittance, array, avenue, behavior, channel, conduit, cycle, discipline, duration, entry, expedient, guide, method, mode, modus operandi, order, perambulate, period, platform, policy, polity, practice, procedure, program, rule, strategy, subject, tenor, term, traverse, undertaking

COURSE. The direction in which a line runs in surveying.
     2. When there are no monuments, (q.v.) the land must be bounded by the courses and distances mentioned in the patent or deed. 4 Wheat. 444; 3 Pet. 96; 3 Murph. 82; 2 Har. & John. 267; 5 Har. & John. 254. When the lines are actually marked, they must be adhered to, though they vary from the course mentioned in the deeds. 2 Overt. 304; 7 Wheat. 7. 1 See 3 Call, 239 7 Mont. 333. Vide Boundary; Line.

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We shall hear further of Wyeth, and his wild voyage, in the course of our wanderings about the Far West.
In the course of the day they saw indubitable signs that the buffalo had been roaming there in great numbers, and had recently been frightened away.
She was glad, of course, that she was a good woman, and that she not only knew her duty, but had sufficient strength of character to perform it.
At present his only failing is that he is crazy about that captain's widow, and he cannot go to her without money, and I mean to catch him at her house today--for his own good; but supposing it was not only the widow, but that he had committed a real crime, or at least some very dishonourable action (of which he is, of course, incapable), I repeat that even in that case, if he were treated with what I may call generous tenderness, one could get at the whole truth, for he is very soft-hearted!
"I am, of course, quite ready to add my efforts to yours in such a case," said the prince, rising; "but I confess, Lebedeff, that I am terribly perplexed.
This Ferdishenko, I would not say a word against him, of course; but, who knows?
Of course, he only lies with the best intentions; still, he lies.
"You are very beautiful to-night," I said, in one of the meditative pauses between the courses.
That is a pretty story, and the end shows how grateful a bird can be; but if we tell it we must also tell the whole adventure of the lagoon, which would of course be telling two adventures rather than just one.
Of course I could do it again, and make it best out of three; however, perhaps fairest to stick to the lagoon.
Credits: 3.0 ACPE # 008-372-06-008-H0 Course Info:http://www.rxschool.com/Course/info.cfm/course--id/188

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