courtship

Part of speech: noun

The act or perlod of wooing.

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Usage examples "courtship":

  1. But to return to the etiquette of our present courtship. - "Perfect Behavior A Guide for Ladies and Gentlemen in all Social Crises", Donald Ogden Stewart.
  2. It was a happy half- hour that the couple spent there on the settee caressing each other; it was the old days come again- days that had begun with their courtship and lasted without a break till the stranger brought the deadly money. - "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories", Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009.
  3. The past had never come so near as now when Sir Hugh- yes, there it was, the fair, far light- was making her remember their long past courtship. - "Amabel Channice", Anne Douglas Sedgwick.