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 Cursing by Bell, Book, and Candle,Curst. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cursitor (Latin, clericus de cursu).
 
Formerly a clerk of the course; a chancery clerk, who made out original writs for the beat, course, or part of the county alloted him. A Newgate solicitor was called a cursitor in depreciation of his office.   1
 


 Cursing by Bell, Book, and Candle,Curst. 

 
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