See also: cuirt and cúirt

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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cuirt, from a Vulgar Latin or oblique form of Latin cors.

NounEdit

cùirt f ‎(genitive singular cùirte, plural cùirtean)

  1. court (royal, law)
  2. palace
  3. privilege, honour
  4. area, yard
  5. circus
  6. used contemptuously
    B'e sin a' chùirt.‎ ― I don't care; what does it matter?; that's a heat.
  7. frame of a sieve or riddle

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