Decurt De*curt", v. t. [L. decurtare; de- + curtare.] To cut short; to curtail. [Obs.] --Bale. [1913 Webster]

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  • decurt — transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin decurtare, from de from, away + curtare to shorten, from curtus short more at de , curt obsolete : curtail …   Useful english dictionary

  • RHETOR — per excellentiam Demosthenes dictus est. Harpocration in Οἰνέη καὶ Οἰναῖος, Μνημονεύει δ᾿ ἂν νῦν ὁ Ρ῾ήτωρ τοῦ πρὸς Ἐλευθέραις, οὑ καὶ Οουκυδιδης εν τῇ δευτέρᾳ. Et in Sirrina, Ε῎ςτι δὲ καὶ Σεῖρις πόλις Ι᾿ταλική καὶ τάχα τὰ ἔνθεν ὑφάσματα, ἤ τινα… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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