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Curtailed meaning

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  1. 1. of Curtail

Curtailed - examples of usage

  1. On the other hand, the ability to mine in shallow water may be curtailed by strong currents or by the rise and fall of the tide. - "Sound Military Decision", U.s. Naval War College.
  2. The account of the above- mentioned dreadful execution we have translated from a very valuable manuscript work in our possession, written by one who was, we conceive, an eye- witness of the scene he describes, though we have rather softened and curtailed, than enlarged upon, its horrors. - "The Prime Minister", W.H.G. Kingston.
  3. You are aware, Miss Perowne, that your papa has requested us to resign you to the care of his friend, Dr Bolter, and that in a short time you will cease to be our pupil; but still, while you stay at the Firlawns, we must exact a rigid obedience to our rules, and, as I have said, your liberty must be sadly curtailed while you are in our charge. - "One Maid's Mischief", George Manville Fenn.
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