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coursework written, oral, or practical work done by a student during a course of study, usually evaluated as part of the student's grade. [2 definitions]
court an open space, usu. adjacent to a building, that is wholly or partially enclosed; courtyard. [9 definitions]
court-bouillon a broth made from fish or seafood, cooked in wine or water with vegetables and herbs, and used in fish dishes, soups, and the like.
courteous displaying or marked by politeness, good manners, or graciousness toward other people.
courtesan a female prostitute, esp. a mistress or sexual partner of a wealthy or high-ranking man.
courtesy politeness, good manners, or consideration for other people. [3 definitions]
courtesy card a card that identifies the bearer and entitles him or her to certain privileges, as at a store, bank, hotel, or club.
courthouse a government building containing law courts and administrative offices.
courtier someone who is part of a monarch's or noble's court. [2 definitions]
courtly refined and elegant in behavior and manner. [3 definitions]
court-martial a military court that tries those subject to it for violations of military law. [4 definitions]
court of appeals (sometimes cap.) a state or federal court, to which requests for case reviews or retrials are presented, that decides whether the rulings and judgment of the court below were correct or not; appellate court.
court of common pleas in some U.S. states, a court having general jurisdiction over civil suits.
Court of St. James the British royal court.
court plaster a small piece of fabric coated on one side with isinglass and glycerin or some other adhesive, formerly used on the skin to protect cuts or scratches or for cosmetic purposes in the form of so-called beauty spots.
courtroom a room in which law court proceedings take place.
courtship the process or period of seeking the affection of someone, esp. for the purpose of marriage. [2 definitions]
courtyard an enclosed yard with no roof, either within or adjacent to a building.
couscous a North African dish of steamed crushed grain such as semolina.
cousin the child of an aunt or uncle. [3 definitions]
couth sophisticated or refined in one's manners.