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7 definitions found
 for Curry
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Curry \Cur"ry\ (k?r"r?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Curried (-r?d);
     p. pr. & vb. n. Currying.] [OE. curraien, curreien, OF.
     cunreer, correier, to prepare, arrange, furnish, curry (a
     horse), F. corroyer to curry (leather) (cf. OF. conrei,
     conroi, order, arrangement, LL. conredium); cor- (L.com-) +
     roi, rei, arrangement, order; prob. of German origin, and
     akin to E. ready. See Ready, Greith, and cf. Corody,
     Array.]
     1. To dress or prepare for use by a process of scraping,
        cleansing, beating, smoothing, and coloring; -- said of
        leather.
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     2. To dress the hair or coat of (a horse, ox, or the like)
        with a currycomb and brush; to comb, as a horse, in order
        to make clean.
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              Your short horse is soon curried.     --Beau. & FL.
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     3. To beat or bruise; to drub; -- said of persons.
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              I have seen him curry a fellow's carcass handsomely.
                                                    --Beau. & FL.
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     To curry favor, to seek to gain favor by flattery or
        attentions. See Favor, n.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Curry \Cur"ry\ (k?r"r?), v. t.
     To flavor or cook with curry.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Curry \Cur"ry\, n. [Tamil kari.] [Written also currie.]
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     1. (Cookery) A kind of sauce much used in India, containing
        garlic, pepper, ginger, and other strong spices.
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     2. A stew of fowl, fish, or game, cooked with curry.
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     Curry powder (Cookery), a condiment used for making curry,
        formed of various materials, including strong spices, as
        pepper, ginger, garlic, coriander seed, etc.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  curry
      n 1: (East Indian cookery) a pungent dish of vegetables or meats
           flavored with curry powder and usually eaten with rice
      v 1: season with a mixture of spices; typical of Indian cooking
      2: treat by incorporating fat; "curry tanned leather"
      3: give a neat appearance to; "groom the dogs"; "dress the
         horses" [syn: dress, groom, curry]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  92 Moby Thesaurus words for "curry":
     Irish stew, bake, barbecue, baste, bed, bed down, blanch, boil,
     bouillabaisse, braise, break, brew, bridle, broil, brown, brush,
     card, chowder, clobber, coddle, comb, cook, currycomb, devil, do,
     do to perfection, drench, drub, etuvee, feed, fire, fodder,
     fricassee, frizz, frizzle, fry, gentle, goulash, griddle, grill,
     groom, hackle, handle, harness, hatchel, heat, heckle, hitch, lick,
     litter, manage, meat stew, milk, mulligan, mulligan stew, olio,
     olla, olla podrida, oven-bake, overwhelm, oyster stew, paella, pan,
     pan-broil, parboil, poach, prepare, prepare food, ragout, rake,
     roast, rub down, saddle, saute, scallop, sear, shellac, shirr,
     simmer, smear, smother, steam, stew, stir-fry, tame, tend, thrash,
     toast, train, trim, water, yoke
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Curry -- U.S. County in New Mexico
     Population (2000):    45044
     Housing Units (2000): 19212
     Land area (2000):     1405.949452 sq. miles (3641.392209 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    1.718479 sq. miles (4.450841 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1407.667931 sq. miles (3645.843050 sq. km)
     Located within:       New Mexico (NM), FIPS 35
     Location:             34.481212 N, 103.253378 W
     Headwords:
      Curry
      Curry, NM
      Curry County
      Curry County, NM
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Curry -- U.S. County in Oregon
     Population (2000):    21137
     Housing Units (2000): 11406
     Land area (2000):     1627.382872 sq. miles (4214.902111 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    361.192062 sq. miles (935.483105 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1988.574934 sq. miles (5150.385216 sq. km)
     Located within:       Oregon (OR), FIPS 41
     Location:             42.398153 N, 124.279359 W
     Headwords:
      Curry
      Curry, OR
      Curry County
      Curry County, OR
  

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