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Curtis'e

(2 syl.). The little hound in the tale of Reynard the Fox, by Heinrich von Alkman (1498). (High German, kurz; French, courte, short or small.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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