Word Origin for curtana

C15: from Anglo-Latin, from Old French cortain, the name of Roland's sword, which was broken at the point, ultimately from Latin curtus short
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Examples from the Web for curtana

Historical Examples of curtana

  • It's over two thousand from Curtana to the nearest Old Federation planet.

    Space Viking

    Henry Beam Piper

  • The name of curtana for many ages continued to be given to the first royal sword in England.