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.