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Cureʹtes (3 syl.)

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A mythical people of Crete, to whom the infant Zeus or Jupiter was entrusted by his mother Rhea. By clashing their shields they drowned the cries of the infant, to prevent its father (Cronos) from finding the place where the babe was hid.

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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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Cupar Justice
Cupboard Love
Cupid
Cupid and Psyche
Cupid’s Golden Arrow
Cupidon (Le jeune)
Cur
Curate
Curé de Meudon
Curetes
Curfew Bell
Curmudgeon
Currant
Current
Currente Calamo (Latin)
Currer Bell
Curry Favour
Curse or Cuss
Curse of Scotland
Curses

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Cure`tes