Curtal dog
Curtal Cur"tal (k[^u]r"tal), a. [OF. courtault, F. courtaud, having a docked tail (cf. It. cortaldo), fr. court short, L. curtus. See {Curt}, and {Curtail}.] Curt; brief; laconic. [1913 Webster]

Essays and curtal aphorisms. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

{Curtal dog}. See {Curtail dog}. [1913 Webster]


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