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 Currer Bell.Curse or Cuss. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Curry Favour.
 
The French courir, to hunt after, to seek, as courir une charge, courir un bénéfice, to sue for a living; courir les tables, to go a spunging. Similarly, courir les faveurs, to sue for, court, or seek favours.   1
 


 Currer Bell.Curse or Cuss. 

 
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