Definition of Curtailers

1. Noun. (plural of curtailer) ¹



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Definition of Curtailers

1. curtailer [n] - See also: curtailer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Curtailers

cursoriness
cursorinesses
cursoring
cursorless
cursors
cursory
cursour
cursours
curst
curstfully
cursus
curt
curtail
curtailed
curtailer
curtailers (current term)
curtailing
curtailment
curtailments
curtails
curtain
curtain-call
curtain-raise
curtain-twitcher
curtain-twitchers
curtain call
curtain calls
curtain coating
curtain lecture
curtain off

Literary usage of Curtailers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Annals of Roger de Hoveden: Comprising the History of England and of by Roger, Roger of Hoveden, Henry Thomas Riley (1853)
"... eating all curtailers of their tithes, and of absolving the same, in due ecclesiastical form. To this sanction we do also add, that, from lands newly ..."

2. The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher: Printed from by Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, Francis Beaumont, George Colman, Peter Whalley (1811)
"... curtailers were, is not possible now to be known: I could have wished that he, or they, who undertook the charge of reforming the length of this piece, ..."

3. The Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley in Verse and Prose, Now First Brought by John Todhunter, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Harry Buxton Forman (1880)
"The peasant cannot gratify theso fashionable cravings without leaving his family to starve. "Without disease and war, those sweeping curtailers of ..."

4. The Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley in Verse and Prose, Now First Brought by Robert Browning, W. Tyas Harden, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Harry Buxton Forman, William Groser (1880)
"Without disease and war, those sweeping curtailers of population, pasturage would include a waste too great to be afforded. The labour requisite to support ..."

5. The Stock Exchange: A Short Study of Investment and Speculation by Francis Wrigley Hirst (1911)
"But the secret of Wall Street's supremacy lies in the power of its banks as manufactories and curtailers of credit. Hence it is not merely a market of bonds ..."

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