/ (ˈkuːrɪ) /
Scot (often foll by doun) to nestle or snuggle
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Word Origin for courie
C19: from coor a Scot word for cower
Words nearby courie
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Example sentences from the Web for courie
Courie was the daughter of Darrin and Rebecca Foos Cox and was a sixth-grade student at the Ness City Elementary School.
Courie, cowry, a shell used as money in parts of Southern Asia and Africa.St. Ronan's Well|Sir Walter Scott