Curtein \Cur*tein"\ (k?r-t?n"), n. Same as {Curtana}. [1913 Webster]

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  • curtein — curtein, teyn see curtana …   Useful english dictionary

  • Curtana — This article is about the sword. For the fictional character, see Cortana. Curtana, also Cortana or Courtain, is a Latinized form of the Anglo French curtein, from Latin curtus, shortened , used for a ceremonial type of sword. Famous curtanas For …   Wikipedia

  • Curtāne — (Curtein, engl.; mittellat. Curtana, »Schwert ohne Spitze«), das Schwert Eduards des Bekenners, früher den Königen von England bei ihrer Krönung als Sinnbild der Milde vorangetragen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • CURTANA — aliis Curtein, Eduardi Confessoris gladius, qui in inauguratione Angliae Regum coeteris praefertur, a Comite Cestriae, Match. Paris. in Henrico III. sub A. C. 1236. Sic Arthuri Regis gladius Caliburn et Ron dictus fertur. Spelmannus. Ceterum… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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