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n. 1 a three-month unit of television broadcasting 2 a portion of a television program aired over the course of one such period


Cour may refer to:

  • Air de cour, secular vocal music type
  • Cour d'assises, a jury court in France (and other countries)
  • Cour d'Honneur, architectural term for a three-sided courtyard
  • Cour des Comptes, a French institution
  • Cour Saint-Émilion (Paris Metro), a metro station in Paris
  • Haute Cour of Jerusalem, the council of the Kingdom of Jerusalem
  • Musette de cour, a bagpipe like instrument

Usage examples of "cour".

Georges Pouchet, je vis dans une cour des palefreniers et des cochers occupes a panser des chevaux et a nettoyer des voitures qui, par leur elegance, etaient si peu en situation dans ce quartier que, tout en bavardant avec Pouchet, je lui demandai a qui appartenaient ces equipages.

Complaints had comd streaming in all day long to the tiny police headquarters at 2 Cours Napol6on off Rue Sergent Casalonga.

Par la fenetre ouverte, et qui donnait sur la cour, les piaillements vigoureux des moineaux entraient avec des flots de lumiere et les senteurs des lilas cultives par notre concierge, grand amateur de jardins.

His bathing completed, a fifth Kalmyk entered the chamber, this one bearing with him the basin, razors, shears, and other paraphernalia of the barber, plus a chest of cour bouilli slung over his shoulder.

Then, while the man penned duplicates of each, Bralos set a small chest of cour bouilli on the table and from it counted out some twenty pounds of gold.

A few of the smallest were encased in cour bouilli, with enameled disks of metals sunk into the wax-boiled leather as decoration and mark of ownership of the personage for whom the chest had been originally wrought.

What sholde I tellen of the roialtee At mariages, or which cours goth biforn, Who bloweth in the trumpe, or in an horn?

And so bifel, that after the thridde cours Whil that htis kyng sit thus in his nobleye, Herknynge hise mynstrals hir thynges pleye Biforn hym at the bord deliciously, In at the halle dore al sodeynly Ther cam a knyght, upon a steede of bras, And in his hand a brood mirour of glas, Upon his thombe he hadde of gold a ryng, And by his syde a naked swerd hangyng.

But er that he hadde half his cours yseyled, Noot I nat why, ne what myschaunce it eyled, But casuelly the shippes botme rente, And ship and men under the water wente In sighte of othere shippes it bisyde, That with hem seyled at the same tyde.

For which oppressioun was swich clamour And swich pursute unto the kyng Arthour, That dampned was this knyght for to be deed By cours of lawe, and sholde han lost his heed, Paraventure, swich was the statut tho, But that the queene and othere ladyes mo So longe preyeden the kyng of grace, Til he his lyf hym graunted in the place, And yaf hym to the queene al at hir wille, To chese, wheither she wolde hym save or spille.

They're wild to throw off the restraint we have exercised, and are, of course, convinced that by shooting the oldsters they will only hasten by a few years what nature would, in any e v ent, manage to d o in the cours e of time.

Whan Zephirus eek with his swete breeth Inspired hath in every holt and heeth The tendre croppes, and the yonge sonne Hath in the Ram his halfe cours yronne, And smale foweles maken melodye, That slepen al the nyght with open eye- So priketh hem Nature in hir corages- Thanne longen folk to goon on pilgrimages And palmeres for to seken straunge strondes To ferne halwes, kowthe in sondry londes.

This duc wol han a cours at hym, or tweye, With houndes swiche as that hym list comaunde.

Ne no man shal unto his felawe ryde But o cours, with a sharpe ygrounde spere.

For certein, whan that Fortune list to flee, Ther may no man the cours of hire withholde.