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Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Anglo-Norman curtesie, from curt (court). Compare English courtly

NounEdit

curtesie (plural curtesies)

  1. honor; valor; nobleness

DescendantsEdit

  • English: courtesy, curtsey

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

curteis +‎ -ie.

NounEdit

curtesie f (oblique plural curtesies, nominative singular curtesie, nominative plural curtesies)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) honor; valor; nobleness

DescendantsEdit