1) 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.

2) The residence of a sovereign, prince, nobleman, or ether dignitary; a palace.

3) 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.

4) Any formal assembling of the retinue of a sovereign; as, to hold a court.

5) Attention directed to a person in power; conduct or address designed to gain favor; courtliness of manners; civility; compliment; flattery.

6) The hall, chamber, or place, where justice is administered.

7) 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.

8) A tribunal established for the administration of justice.

9) The judge or judges; as distinguished from the counsel or jury, or both.

10) The session of a judicial assembly.

11) Any jurisdiction, civil, military, or ecclesiastical.

12) A place arranged for playing the game of tennis; also, one of the divisions of a tennis court.

v. i.

1) To play the lover; to woo; as, to go courting.

v. t.

1) To endeavor to gain the favor of by attention or flattery; to try to ingratiate one's self with.

2) To endeavor to gain the affections of; to seek in marriage; to woo.

3) To attempt to gain; to solicit; to seek.

4) To invite by attractions; to allure; to attract.

Example Sentences for


1) American -LRB- or Court -RRB- handball , usually referred to simply as handball , is an American form of fives played against one or more walls
2) The four-wall Court is a rectangular box
3) He liked his Court to be in Seville
4) The Supreme Court also met in the Capitol until its own building was completed in 1935
5) Alice had never been in a Court of justice before, but she had read about them in books, and she was quite pleased to find that she knew the name of nearly everything there. ‘That’s the judge,sshe said to herself, because of his great wig.’
6) (The unfortunate little Bill had left off writing on his slate with one finger, as he found it made no mark; but he now hastily began again, using the ink, that was trickling down his face, as long as it lasted.) ‘Then the words don’t fit you,ssaid the King, looking round the Court with a smile.
7) It is considered the peak of the Japanese imperial Court and noted for its art , especially in poetry and literature
8) San José serves as the headquarters of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
9) In 1890 , Taft was appointed Solicitor General of the United States and in 1891 a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
10) Through the Court , he met such important composers as vihuelist Luis de Narváez , known today for his advanced polyphonic fantasias , and Tomás de Santa María , theorist and composer whose important treatise on instrumental music , Arte de tañer fantasía , was examined and approved by Cabezón
11) The Kamakura period , 1185 to 1333 , is a period that marks the governance of the Kamakura shogunate and the transition to the Japanese `` medieval ' era , a nearly 700-year period in which the emperor , the Court , and the traditional central government were left intact but were largely relegated to ceremonial functions
12) The word `` vodka ' was recorded - for the first time in 1405 in the Court documents from the Palatinate of Sandomierz in Poland ; at these times the word referred to medicines and cosmetics
13) I blush, said he, when I see this Court attend to the passions of any of its members, or of its own.
14) After the reunification of East and West Germany , they were prosecuted by Berlin regional Court
15) September 20 - Unhappy with Pope Urbans critical attitude towards them , the majority of the cardinals meet at Fondi and elect Clement VII as antipope and establish a rival papal Court at Avignon
16) Inter-American Court of Human Rights
17) The endorsement test was proposed by Sandra Day OConnor , a member of the United States Supreme Court
18) He notes that in these alarming times an alarming riot has taken place and presents the Court with the alarming news that this Hermsprong not only has been seen in the crowd but was seen dispursing money among them.
19) 'What is the office of the proctors, heads of houses, deans, and other superintendants, of whom I have heard?' —'To watch and regulate the tufts of caps, the tying of bands, the stuff and tassels of which gowns are made. . . .'—'What are the public re­ wards for proficiency in learning?'—'Few, or in reality none.'— 'Beside numerous offices, are not exhibitions, fellowships, pro­ fessors' chairs and presentations bestowed?'—'Yes, on those who have municipal or political influence; or who by servility and effrontery can Court patronage.'—'Surely you have some men of worth and genius, who meet their due reward?'—'Few; very few, indeed.
20) The old Court resided in Kyoto , continuing to hold the land over which it had jurisdiction , while newly organized military families were attracted to Kamakura
21) In 1965 , the treaty establishing a Benelux Court of Justice was signed
22) In order to get votes, one must Court not only patrons but voters.
23) 1930 - Sandra Day OConnor , U.S. Supreme Court Justice
24) Fortunately for those who pay their Court through such foibles, a fond mother, though, in pursuit of praise for her children, the most rapacious of human beings, is likewise the most credulous; her demands are exorbitant; but she will swallow any thing; and the excessive affection and endurance of the Miss Steeles towards her offspring were viewed therefore by Lady Middleton without the smallest surprise or distrust.
25) He seized control of the capital city Luoyang in 189 when it was in a state of turmoil following the death of Emperor Ling and a clash between the eunuch faction and some Court officials led by General-In-Chief He Jin
26) 2005 - Judge Rowland Barnes , Court reporter Julie Brandau and deputy Hoyt Teasley are all murdered in the Fulton County Courthouse in Atlanta , Georgia ; the main suspect being Brian Nichols who surrendered to police on the 12th
27) Opponents of the Court were generally known as the Country party , and included various factions and individuals such as the Duke of Hamilton , Lord Belhaven and Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun , who spoke forcefully and passionately against the union
28) This Court finds the defendant not guilty, and the cruiser shall wait a few days longer that he may have an opportunity to come and thank the divine Portia.’ ‘For the Lord’s sake honey,scried Esmeralda.
29) In law , oaths are made by a witness to a Court of law before giving testimony and usually by a newly-appointed government officer to the people of a state before taking office
30) The back wall of the Court is usually 3.7 meters -LRB- 12 feet -RRB- high , with an above gallery for the referee and scorer , and also spectators