curtal definition

  • noun:
    • Archaic An animal with a docked tail.
    • Archaic anything cut brief or docked.
    • a number of short-barrelled cannon.
    • A horse or any other pet having a docked end.
    • an earlier types of bassoon.
    • A horse with a docked end; ergo, everything slashed short.
    • A horse or puppy with a docked high: for this reason applied to an individual mutilated at all.
    • a quick cannon.
    • A musical instrument of this bassoon type. Additionally written courtal, courtel, corthal, cortand, courtant.
    • Archaic An animal with a docked tail.
    • Archaic some thing slashed brief or docked.
    • many different short-barrelled cannon.
    • A horse or any other animal having a docked tail.
    • an earlier form of bassoon.
    • A horse with a docked tail; thus, such a thing slashed brief.
    • A horse or dog with a docked high: thus put on one mutilated in any way.
    • a brief cannon.
    • A musical tool associated with the bassoon sort. In addition written courtal, courtel, corthal, cortand, courtant.
  • adjective:
    • outdated Cut quick or docked.
    • Of ponies, having a docked tail.
    • Physically shortened; short.
    • Abridged, curtailed.
    • Curt; brief; laconic.
    • (outdated) cut quick
    • Obsolete Cut brief or docked.
    • Of horses, having a docked end.
    • bodily shortened; short.
    • Abridged, curtailed.
    • Curt; brief; laconic.
    • (outdated) cut quick
  • others:
    • Short; cut brief; abridged; brief; scant.
    • To cut quick; curtail.
    • Short; cut short; abridged; brief; scant.
    • To reduce short; curtail.

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