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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Cur \Cur\ (k[^u]r), n. [OE. curre, kur; cf. dial. Sw. kurre dog,
OD. korre watchdog, and Icel. kurra to murmur, grumble, Sw.
kurra to rumble, croak, Dan. kurre to coo, whirr; prob. of
1. A mongrel or inferior dog.
They . . . like to village curs,
Bark when their fellows do. -- Shak.
2. A worthless, snarling fellow; -- used in contempt.
What would you have, you curs,
That like nor peace nor war? --Shak.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: an inferior dog or one of mixed breed [syn: cur,
2: a cowardly and despicable person
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
31 Moby Thesaurus words for "cur":
animal, beast, bounder, dog, hound, hyena, insect, lurcher,
mongrel, mutt, pariah dog, pig, polecat, reptile, riffraff, rotter,
scum, serpent, shit, shithead, skunk, snake, stinkard, stinker,
swine, toad, varmint, vermin, viper, whelp, worm
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