What is courting?

  • (noun): A man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage).
    Synonyms: courtship, wooing, suit

Some articles on courting:

Cat Behavior - Courting
... Cats, compared to many other mammals, have a unique courting style ... The first step in courtship is the female coming into season, or "heat" ...
Chronicles Of Avonlea - Stories
... "Aunt Olivia's Beau", which details the courting of Olivia Sterling by Mr Malcolm MacPherson ... "The Courting of Prissy Strong", which details Stephen Clark's courting of Prissy Strong, despite strong opposition from the latter's sister Emmeline ...
Orlando Film Festival - History
... with the an advance screening of the feature film Courting Condi ... Lynch, for her film Surveillance second prize went to Sebastian Doggart for Courting Condi ... for Best Picture went to Contract Killers second prize went to Courting Condi ...
Capercaillie - Behaviour and Ecology - Courting and Reproduction
... The courting season of the Western Capercaillie starts according to spring weather progress, vegetation development and altitude between March and April and ... Three-quarters of this long courting season is mere territorial competition between neighbouring cocks or cocks on the same courting ground ... At the very beginning of dawn, the tree courting begins on a thick branch of a lookout tree ...
Crambone - Recordings
... X Animal Songs") Drusilla Davis, "Frog Went A-Courting" (AFS 347 B, 1935) Danny Dell And The Trends, "Froggy Went A Courting" (Rockin' RR160 single, 1960) Excepter "Knock Knock" (or "KK") on ... Carolina" (1979)) Bradley Kincaid, "Froggie Went A Courting" (Silvertone 5188, 1927 Supertone 9209, 1928) Adolphus Le Ruez,"The Frog and the Mouse" (on "Folk Songs of Britain, Vol ... X Animal Songs") Pleaz Mobley, "Froggie Went A-Courting" (AFS on LC12) Chubby Parker, "King Kong Kitchie Kitchie Ki-Me-O" (Columbia 15296D, 1928 on Anthology of American Folk Music ...

Famous quotes containing the word courting:

    I am about courting a girl I have had but little acquaintance with. How shall I come to a knowledge of her faults, and whether she has the virtues I imagine she has?
    Answer. Commend her among her female acquaintances.
    Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790)

    What is the student but a lover courting a fickle mistress who ever eludes his grasp?
    Sir William Osler (1849–1919)

    When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That’s relativity.
    Albert Einstein (1879–1955)