noun, plural cour·te·sies.
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Origin of courtesy
OTHER WORDS FROM courtesyo·ver·cour·te·sy, nounun·cour·te·sy, noun, plural un·cour·te·sies.
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I have not left him an excuse; and then it is that I display all my courtesy, in order to attain the happy issue of my project.Louise de la Valliere|Alexandre Dumas, Pere
In courtesy as much as curiosity Bridger stooped first to pick it up.The Covered Wagon|Emerson Hough
He has already left the Adrians and their visitors much longer than courtesy and the rules of fiction allow.Rogues and Vagabonds|George R. Sims
With all that courtesy of which he was a master, Maitland thanked her for the sacrifice she was making, and took his leave.Tony Butler|Charles James Lever
I was quite willing to save her life by such an agreeable exchange of courtesy.The Awakening of the Desert|Julius C. Birge