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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Woo v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wooed p. pr. & vb. n. Wooing.]
 1. To solicit in love; to court.
 Each, like the Grecian artist, wooes
 The image he himself has wrought.   --Prior.
 2. To court solicitously; to invite with importunity.
 Thee, chantress, oft the woods among
 I woo, to hear thy even song.   --Milton.
 I woo the wind
 That still delays his coming.   --Bryant.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a
          woman (usually with the hope of marriage); "its was a
          brief and intense courtship" [syn: courtship, courting,