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It was a currish image, suggestive of the choicest satisfaction.
HEARTMARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPER
He was a cur, and denied the accusation in a currish manner, hardly intended to create belief.
Our ears are first assailed by a few shrill, currish barks at intervals, like the outpost firing of skirmishing parties.
THE WESTERN WORLDW.H.G. KINGSTON
Mastin, a mastiue or bandog; a great country curre; also a rude, filthie, currish or cruell fellow.
THE MASTER OF GAMESECOND DUKE OF YORK, EDWARD
The simile, though a currish one, will hold good in its application to the human race.
ST. RONAN'S WELLSIR WALTER SCOTT
"Of a dog; currish," is the definition which we get from Johnson,—quite correctly, and in accordance with its etymology.
THACKERAYANTHONY TROLLOPE
If Osa looked from yonder mountain scarp, Would she descend to lead such currish hearts To liberty?
England owed all its great men to Ireland and was currish enough never to acknowledge the debt.
CLEMENTINAA.E.W. MASON
At the manor-house steps he found at last sufficient grace to say: "It was a currish thing to do; will you forgive me, Ardea?"
THE QUICKENINGFRANCIS LYNDE
The last sort of dogs consisteth of the currish kind meet for many toys, of which the whappet or prick-eared cur is one.
ELIZABETHAN ENGLANDWILLIAM HARRISON

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