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curtal

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adjective cur·tal \ˈkər-təl\

Definition of curtal

  1. 1 obsolete :  having a docked tail

  2. 2 obsolete :  brief, curtailed

  3. 3 archaic :  wearing a short frock



Origin and Etymology of curtal

Middle French courtault, from court short, from Latin curtus


First Known Use: 1576


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