Definition of Curio

1. Noun. Something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting.




Definition of Curio

1. n. Any curiosity or article of virtu.

Definition of Curio

1. Noun. A strange and interesting object which invokes curiosity. ¹

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Definition of Curio

1. an unusual art object [n -RIOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Curio

curialism
curialist
curialistic
curialists
curialities
curiality
curias
curie
curie temperature
curienite
curies
curiet
curiets
curing
curing light
curio (current term)
curiologic
curios
curiosities
curiosity
curiosity killed the cat
curious
curiouser
curiousest
curiousity
curiously
curiously enough
curiousness
curiousnesses

Literary usage of Curio

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"The 'Epistle to curio,' however, must be held his best poem,—doubtless because it is the only one which came from his heart; and even its merit is much more ..."

2. The Greatness and Decline of Rome by Guglielmo Ferrero, Sir Alfred Eckhard Zimmern, Henry John Chaytor (1909)
"CHAPTER X THE CAMPAIGN OF curio, AND THE TROUBLES OF A ROMAN GOVERNOR Growing unpopularity of Caesar—Caesar's Conservatism— Caesar and the educated ..."

3. The Decline of the Roman Republic by George Long (1874)
"curio IN AFRICA. BC 49. THE history of curio's expedition is told by Caesar at ... When curio sailed, he took only two of the four legions which he received ..."

4. The History of the Life of Marcus Tullius Cicero by Conyers Middleton (1839)
"He now began a correspondence of letters with curio, a young senator of distinguished ... curio had sent orders to his agents at Rome to proclaim a show of ..."

5. The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher: Printed from by Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, Francis Beaumont, George Colman, Peter Whalley (1811)
"curio. Tis for mine own ease, I'll assure Just. It shall not be, i'faith, friend. ... curio. Sure this fellow Deals in revelation, he's so hidden: Go thy ..."

6. The Roman Triumvirates by Charles Merivale (1887)
"Once more curio exclaimed against the action of the nobles, and the populace, perceiving the situation at a glance, hailed his efforts with tumultuous ..."

7. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl (1899)
"Thus widely removed from the fair Where my vows, my devotion, I owe, Soft Hope is the relique I bear And my solace wherever I go. AN EPISTLE TO curio. ..."

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