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Coarctation
Coarse
coarse fish
coarse metal
coarse mine
coarse-furred
coarse-grained
coarse-haired
coarse-textured
Coarsely
coarsen
coarsened
Coarseness
Coarsest
Coarticulation
Coase
Coassessor
Coassume
Coassus superciliaris
Coast
Coast and Geodetic Survey
coast banksia
coast boykinia
coast guard
coast lily
coast live oak
Coast Mountains

Coarser definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Coarse Coarse, a. [Compar. Coarser; superl. Coarsest.] [As this word was anciently written course, or cours, it may be an abbreviation of of course, in the common manner of proceeding, common, and hence, homely, made for common domestic use, plain, rude, rough, gross, e. g., ``Though the threads be course.'' --Gascoigne. See Course.] 1. Large in bulk, or composed of large parts or particles; of inferior quality or appearance; not fine in material or close in texture; gross; thick; rough; -- opposed to fine; as, coarse sand; coarse thread; coarse cloth; coarse bread. 2. Not refined; rough; rude; unpolished; gross; indelicate; as, coarse manners; coarse language. I feel Of what coarse metal ye are molded. --Shak. To copy, in my coarse English, his beautiful expressions. --Dryden. Syn: Large; thick; rough; gross; blunt; uncouth; unpolished; inelegant; indelicate; vulgar.



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