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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cur′tain lec`ture(n.)

  1. Older Use. a scolding administered in private by a wife to her husband.

    Category: Status (usage)

Origin of curtain lecture:

1625–35

Princeton's WordNet

  1. curtain lecture(noun)

    a private lecture to a husband by his wife

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