Definition of Curtest

1. Adjective. (superlative of curt) ¹



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Definition of Curtest

1. curt [adj] - See also: curt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Curtest

curtal
curtal friar
curtalax
curtalaxe
curtalaxes
curtals
curtana
curtanas
curtate
curtation
curtations
curtaxe
curtaxes
curter
curtesies
curtest (current term)
curtesy
curtilage
curtilages
curtin
curtly
curtness
curtnesses
curtsey
curtseyed
curtseying
curtseys
curtsied
curtsies
curtsy

Literary usage of Curtest

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1. Transactions by Glasgow Archaeological Society (1900)
"... me for the curtest that courte ... mourned; bounty, shew goodness; curtest, most courteous; ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1910)
"Men ceased speaking to him, or greeted him with the curtest of nods. Plant's men were ostracized in every way, once they showed themselves ..."

3. The Contemporary Review (1871)
"... we can understand the enthusiasm of Mr. Burgon when he says that " in countless instances they have transfused the curtest, baldest, and darkest of the ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"To Hamlet's indelicate banter she makes the curtest replies, scarcely sufficient to defend her outraged modesty. She is concealing and bearing up against ..."

5. A Jewish State: An Attempt at a Modern Solution of the Jewish Question by Theodor Herzl, Sylvie d'. Avigdor, Jacob De Haas (1917)
"I shall now put the Jewish Question in the curtest possible form: Are we to "get out" now? And if so, to what place? Or, may we yet remain? ..."

6. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1875)
"Fannie had expected that his doors would be flung wide to me the instant he heard of my arrival ; while he had, on the contrary, in the curtest possible ..."

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