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Woo


WOO, verb transitive

1. To court; to solicit in love.

My proud rival wooes another partner to his throne and bed--

Each, like the Grecian artist, wooes the image he himself has wrought.

2. To court solicitously; to invite with importunity.

Thee, chantress, oft the woods among, I woo to hear thy even song.

WOO, verb intransitive To court; to make love.