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curtesy Syllabification: cur·te·sy
Pronunciation: /ˈkərdəsē/

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Definition of curtesy in English:

noun (plural curtesies)

Law , historical
A tenure by which a husband, after his wife’s death, held certain kinds of property that she had inherited.

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