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Courtesy

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Civility, politeness. It was at the courts of princes and great feudatories that minstrels and pages practised the refinements of the age in which they lived. The word originally meant the manners of the court.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Course
Court
Court Circular
Court-cupboard
Court Fools
Court Holy Water
Court Plaster
Court of Love
Court of Pie-powder
Court of the Gentiles (The)
Courtesy
Courtesy Titles
Cousin
Cousin
Cousin Betsy
Cousin-german
Cousin Jack
Cousin Michael (or Michel)
Coûte que Coûte (French)
Couvade
Cove