• (RP) enPR: kôsʹĭz, IPA: /ˈkɔːsɪz/
  • (GA) enPR: kôrsʹĭz, IPA: /ˈkɔɹsɪz/
  • (rhotic, horse-hoarse) enPR: kōrsʹĭz, IPA: /ˈko(ː)ɹsɪz/
  • (nonrhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /ˈkoəsɪz/
  1. plural form of course
  2. (obsolete, euphemistic) menses#English|Menses.
    • 1653, Nicholas Culpeper, The English Physician Enlarged, Folio 2007, p. 201:
      Nep [catnip] is generally used for women to procure their courses, being taken inwardly or outwardly, either alone or with other convenient herbs in a decoction to bathe them, of sit over the hot fumes thereof.
  1. third-person singular form of course

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