Origin of cur
OTHER WORDS FROM curcurlike, adjective
Other definitions for cur (2 of 2)
How to use cur in a sentence
Some were killed, others committed suicide on the burning barges, and the rest were forced to surrender like whipped curs.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
In Charleston the streets echoed only to the sound of my own footsteps or the snarling of hungry curs.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
I will not insult the poor fellows by thinking they could be such curs.The Young Castellan|George Manville Fenn
You have many enemies that know not / Why they are so, but, like to village curs, / Bark when their fellows do.
All for peace, the rascal boasts himself, and he beats his wife and kicks his curs at home.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith