Definition of curtesy in English:

curtesy

Syllabification: cur·te·sy
Pronunciation: /ˈkərtəsē/

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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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