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,
1. To dress or prepare for use by a process of scraping,
cleansing, beating, smoothing, and coloring; -- said of
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.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):
Turning an uncurried function into a curried function.