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 for Curtal
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Curtal \Cur"tal\ (k[^u]r"tal), a. [OF. courtault, F. courtaud,
     having a docked tail (cf. It. cortaldo), fr. court short, L.
     curtus. See Curt, and Curtail.]
     Curt; brief; laconic.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Essays and curtal aphorisms.             --Milton.
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     Curtal dog. See Curtail dog.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Curtal \Cur"tal\, n.
     A horse with a docked tail; hence, anything cut short. [Obs]
     --Nares.
     [1913 Webster] Curtle ax
     Curtal ax

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  curtal
      adj 1: (obsolete) cut short; "a dog with a curtal tail"

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