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Courtesy

Courte´sy   Pronunciation: k?r´t?-s?
n.1.Politeness; civility; urbanity; courtliness.
2.An act of civility or respect; an act of kindness or favor performed with politeness.
3.Favor or indulgence, as distinguished from right; as, a title given one by courtesy.
Courtesy title
a title assumed by a person, or popularly conceded to him, to which he has no valid claim; as, the courtesy title of Lord prefixed to the names of the younger sons of noblemen.
1.An act of civility, respect, or reverence, made by women, consisting of a slight depression or dropping of the body, with bending of the knees.
v. i.1.To make a respectful salutation or movement of respect; esp. (with reference to women), to bow the body slightly, with bending of the knes.
[imp. & p. p. Courtesied (-sĭd); p. pr. & vb. n. Courtesying.]
v. t.1.To treat with civility.
Noun1.courtesy - a courteous or respectful or considerate act
2.courtesy - a courteous or respectful or considerate remark
3.courtesy - a courteous manner
Synonyms: good manners
Antonyms:
rudeness, discourtesy - a manner that is rude and insulting

COURTESY, OR CURTESY, Scotch law. A right which vests in the husband, and is in the nature of a life-rent. It is a counterpart of the terce. Courtesy requires, 1st. That there shall have been a living child born of the marriage, who is heir of the wife, or who, if surviving, would have been entitled to succeed. 2d. That the wife shall have succeeded to the subjects in question as heir either of line, or of talzie, or of provision. 1 Bell's Com. 61; 2 Ersk. 9, 53. See Curtesy.

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