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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Recourse \Re*course"\ (r?*k?rs"), n. [F. recours, L. recursus a running back, return, fr. recurrere, recursum, to run back. See Recur.] 1. A coursing back, or coursing again, along the line of a previous coursing; renewed course; return; retreat; recurence. [Obs.] "Swift recourse of flushing blood." --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Unto my first I will have my recourse. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Preventive physic . . . preventeth sickness in the healthy, or the recourse thereof in the valetudinary. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 2. Recurrence in difficulty, perplexity, need, or the like; access or application for aid; resort. [1913 Webster] Thus died this great peer, in a time of great recourse unto him and dependence upon him. --Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster] Our last recourse is therefore to our art. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. Access; admittance. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Give me recourse to him. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Without recourse (Commerce), words sometimes added to the indorsement of a negotiable instrument to protect the indorser from liability to the indorsee and subsequent holders. It is a restricted indorsement. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Without \With*out"\, prep. [OE. withoute, withouten, AS. wi[eth]?tan; wi[eth] with, against, toward + ?tan outside, fr. ?t out. See With, prep., Out.] [1913 Webster] 1. On or at the outside of; out of; not within; as, without doors. [1913 Webster] Without the gate Some drive the cars, and some the coursers rein. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Out of the limits of; out of reach of; beyond. [1913 Webster] Eternity, before the world and after, is without our reach. --T. Burnet. [1913 Webster] 3. Not with; otherwise than with; in absence of, separation from, or destitution of; not with use or employment of; independently of; exclusively of; with omission; as, without labor; without damage. [1913 Webster] I wolde it do withouten negligence. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Wise men will do it without a law. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Without the separation of the two monarchies, the most advantageous terms . . . must end in our destruction. --Addison. [1913 Webster] There is no living with thee nor without thee. --Tatler. [1913 Webster] To do without. See under Do. Without day [a translation of L. sine die], without the appointment of a day to appear or assemble again; finally; as, the Fortieth Congress then adjourned without day. Without recourse. See under Recourse. [1913 Webster]
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

WITHOUT RECOURSE. Vide Sans Recours and Indorsement; Chit. on Bills, 179; 14 S. & R. 325; 3 Cranch, 193; 7 Cranch, 159; 1 Cowen, 538; 12 Mass. 172; 6 Shipl. R. 354.