- to make a low, purring sound, as a cat.
Origin of curr
1670–80; akin to Old Norse kurra to grumble, murmur, Middle High German kurren, Middle Dutch curren to growl
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Examples from the Web for curr
Curr is another of my names, but two of my names won't let you go free.The Boy Who Knew What The Birds Said
King, with his mouth full of curr did not answer, but his eyes smiled.King--of the Khyber Rifles
Let me curr to quercine shades Effund your albid hausts, lactiferous maids!The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table
Oliver Wendell Holmes
In times of rejoicing the tribes at Port Mackay, Curr remarked, paint themselves red; in times of mourning, white.
This is well shown by the following table based on information gathered by Curr and by Fison and Howitt.The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life