Curry

Definition of Curry

Cur´ry   Pronunciation: k?r´r?
v. t.1.To dress or prepare for use by a process of scraping, cleansing, beating, smoothing, and coloring; - said of leather.
[imp. & p. p. Curried (-r?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Currying.]
2.To dress the hair or coat of (a horse, ox, or the like) with a currycomb and brush; to comb, as a horse, in order to make clean.
Your short horse is soon curried.
- Beau. & FL.
3.To beat or bruise; to drub; - said of persons.
I have seen him curry a fellow's carcass handsomely.
- Beau. & FL.
To curry favor
to seek to gain favor by flattery or attentions. See Favor, n.
n.1.
1.(Cookery) A kind of sauce much used in India, containing garlic, pepper, ginger, and other strong spices.
2.A stew of fowl, fish, or game, cooked with curry.
Curry powder
(Cookery) a condiment used for making curry, formed of various materials, including strong spices, as pepper, ginger, garlic, coriander seed, etc.
v. t.1.To flavor or cook with curry.

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