He woos Alexandra, but he is rebuffed by her two older brothers, who distrust any man who has seen the world beyond Nebraska.
He woos her with tales of his fraught relationship with Queen Isabella of Spain and his love of the open ocean.
Nobody could help loving a land that woos him with such beauty.
Olivia woos him as she has wooed Cesario, but with better fortune.
The Hermes, who woos a nymph with his arm around her waist, has Persuasion for his parent.
He woos a beauty, and the chivalry of France shall witness his triumph.
She woos and is wooed and has no other inducement to bind herself than her own free will.
If the owl is a sober and wise bird he forgets all about it when he woos his mate.
That assurance on the lips of him she woos generally suffices to chill the most ardent Gy.
He woos her, I swear he woos her, curses on his mother's grave!
Old English wogian, of uncertain origin and with no known cognates; perhaps related to woh, wog- "bent, inclined," as with affection.
Tedious and serious, esp anxious and over-studious in an academic situation: ''Jenny Cavilleri,'' answered Ray. ''Wonky music type''/ a class which I have long dismissed as hopelessly wonky
[1970s+ Students; fr wonk]