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tout court

/tu kur/
adverb
1.
simply; briefly
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • Ordinarily Mrs. Warrender was spoken of as their mother, tout court, without any endearing adjective.

    A Country Gentleman and his Family Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  • "'Major,' tout court, if you please," Mr. Colt corrected him.

    Brother Copas Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • He wrote again in December, also from Paris, and told me tout court that he was engaged to be married.

    On the Stairs Henry B. Fuller
  • "Anna talks to her more than to anyone," he said; she was already "Anna" to him, tout court.

    The Benefactress Elizabeth Beauchamp
  • Afterwards it struck him that she called him "Antony" tout court, like a grown person as she rushed to him.

    Fairfax and His Pride Marie Van Vorst

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