Definition of Becursed
1. becurse [v] - See also: becurse
Lexicographical Neighbors of Becursed
Literary usage of Becursed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1859)
"... crimson bream,—-not the detested dogfish himself this summer swarming in every loch and becursed by every fisherman,—can keep himself off the hook, ..."
2. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1842)
"He certainly cannot remain long in the world without finding, in the words of LONGFELLOW, that ' No one is no becursed by fete, ..."
3. The Cloister and the Hearth: A Tale of the Middle Ages by Charles Reade (1864)
"I was never so becursed in all my days, oh! oh! oh1" "You were both somewhat to blame; both you and he," said Eli calmly. "However, what the servant says ..."
4. A Summer in Skye by Alexander Smith (1865)
"... flat skate, broad-shouldered crimson bream, — no, not the detested dog-fish himself, this summer swarming in every Loch and becursed by every fisherman, ..."