court englannista suomeksi
hallitsijan linna, aatelislinna
- And round the cool green courts there ran a row / Of cloisters.
A street with no outlet, a cul-de-sac.
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.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 4-1)
- Love rules the court, the camp, the grove.
Any formal assembling of the retinue of a sovereign.
(RQ:Macaulay History of England) held their court within the fortress.
Attention directed to a person in power; behaviour designed to gain favor; politeness of manner; civility towards someone
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)
1667, (w), ''Diary entry 18 April, 1667''
- I went to make court to the Duke and Duchess of Newcastle at their house in Clerkenwell.
The administration of law.
The hall, chamber, or place, where justice is administered.
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 cases.
The judge or judges or other judicial officer presiding in a particular matter, particularly as distinguished from the counsel or jury, or both.
The session of a judicial assembly.
Any jurisdiction, civil, military, or ecclesiastical.
one of the two divisions of a tennis, badminton or volleyball court, in which the player or players of each team play
2010, Cara Marcus, ''Faulkner Hospital''
- The photograph at left captures a great serve by Dr. Sadowsky, who will never forget one of Bobby Riggs's serves, which had such a great spin that it landed in his court and bounced back to the other side of the net before he had a chance to return it.
To seek to achieve or win.
(quote-book)|passage=Guilt and misery shrink, by a natural instinct, from public notice: they court privacy and solitude: and even in their choice of a grave will sometimes sequester themselves from the general population of the churchyard (..)
To risk (a consequence, usually negative).
To try to win a commitment to marry from.
(quote-book)|others=act 1, scene 1|passage=If either of you both love Katharina (..) / Leave shall you have to court her at your pleasure.
To engage in behavior leading to mating.
To attempt to attract.
To attempt to gain alliance with.
To engage in activities intended to win someone's affections.
To engage in courtship behavior.
(quote-book) a well-worn pathway courted us / To one green wicket in a privet hedge (..)
(l) (place, building)
(l) (of law)
(l) (of a palace, etc.)