Curstness
Curstness Curst"ness (k[^u]rst"n[e^]s), n. Peevishness; malignity; frowardness; crabbedness; surliness. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • curstness — curstˈness noun 1. The state of being curst 2. Peevishness 3. Perverseness • • • Main Entry: ↑curse …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crusty — Crust y ( [y^]), a. 1. Having the nature of crust; pertaining to a hard covering; as, a crusty coat; a crusty surface or substance. [1913 Webster] 2. [Possibly a corruption of cursty. Cf. {Curst}, {Curstness}.] Having a hard exterior, or a short …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • curst — curstly, adv. curstness, n. /kerrst/, v. 1. a pt. and pp. of curse. adj. 2. cursed. * * * …   Universalium

  • curst — archaic var. of CURSED. * * * adjective deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier villagers shun the area believing it to be cursed cursed with four daughter not a cursed drop his cursed stupidity I ll be cursed if I can see your… …   Useful english dictionary

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