Search Result for "curry":
1. (East Indian cookery) a pungent dish of vegetables or meats flavored with curry powder and usually eaten with rice;
1. season with a mixture of spices; typical of Indian cooking;
2. treat by incorporating fat;
- Example: "curry tanned leather"
3. give a neat appearance to;
- Example: "groom the dogs"
- Example: "dress the horses"
[syn: dress, groom, curry]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Curry \Cur"ry\ (k?r"r?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Curried (-r?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Currying.] [OE. curraien, curreien, OF. cunreer, correier, to prepare, arrange, furnish, curry (a horse), F. corroyer to curry (leather) (cf. OF. conrei, conroi, order, arrangement, LL. conredium); cor- (L.com-) + roi, rei, arrangement, order; prob. of German origin, and akin to E. ready. See Ready, Greith, and cf. Corody, Array.] 1. To dress or prepare for use by a process of scraping, cleansing, beating, smoothing, and coloring; -- said of leather. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Your short horse is soon curried. --Beau. & FL. [1913 Webster] 3. To beat or bruise; to drub; -- said of persons. [1913 Webster] I have seen him curry a fellow's carcass handsomely. --Beau. & FL. [1913 Webster] To curry favor, to seek to gain favor by flattery or attentions. See Favor, n. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Curry \Cur"ry\ (k?r"r?), v. t. To flavor or cook with curry. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Curry \Cur"ry\, n. [Tamil kari.] [Written also currie.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Cookery) A kind of sauce much used in India, containing garlic, pepper, ginger, and other strong spices. [1913 Webster] 2. A stew of fowl, fish, or game, cooked with curry. [1913 Webster] Curry powder (Cookery), a condiment used for making curry, formed of various materials, including strong spices, as pepper, ginger, garlic, coriander seed, etc. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
92 Moby Thesaurus words for "curry": Irish stew, bake, barbecue, baste, bed, bed down, blanch, boil, bouillabaisse, braise, break, brew, bridle, broil, brown, brush, card, chowder, clobber, coddle, comb, cook, currycomb, devil, do, do to perfection, drench, drub, etuvee, feed, fire, fodder, fricassee, frizz, frizzle, fry, gentle, goulash, griddle, grill, groom, hackle, handle, harness, hatchel, heat, heckle, hitch, lick, litter, manage, meat stew, milk, mulligan, mulligan stew, olio, olla, olla podrida, oven-bake, overwhelm, oyster stew, paella, pan, pan-broil, parboil, poach, prepare, prepare food, ragout, rake, roast, rub down, saddle, saute, scallop, sear, shellac, shirr, simmer, smear, smother, steam, stew, stir-fry, tame, tend, thrash, toast, train, trim, water, yoke