- Benjamin Robbins,1809–74, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1851–57; resigned in dissent over Dred Scott case.
- Charles,1860–1936, vice president of the U.S. 1929–33.
- Cyrus Her·mann Kotzsch·mar [hur-muh n koch-mahr] /ˈhɜr mən ˈkɒtʃ mɑr/, 1850–1933, U.S. publisher.
- George Tick·nor [tik-ner] /ˈtɪk nər/, 1812–94, U.S. attorney and writer.
- George William,1824–92, U.S. essayist, editor, and reformer.
- a male given name: from an Old French word meaning “courteous.”
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Examples from the Web for curtises
"The Curtises have not a whit more title to the child than I have," he burst out.The Story of Glass
Sara Ware Bassett
Have you noticed, my dear, that Roland's hardly been round to the Curtises' at all these holidays?
They would have to go into the Curtises'; it would be terrible.
Did you not tell me that she and the Curtises spent the evening with you?The Clever Woman of the Family
Charlotte M. Yonge
But it won't be for this year—and the Curtises won't let it.The Letters of Henry James (volume I)