Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of custrel.

Etymologies

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From Old French coustillier ("soldier armed with a coustille ("double-edged sword")").

Examples

  • He was himself a lord of language and had made himself a coistrel gentleman and he had written ROMEO AND JULIET.

    Ulysses

  • He was himself a lord of language and had made himself a coistrel gentleman and he had written

    Ulysses

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  • good find.

    January 5, 2007