What does the word curse mean?

Usage examples for curse

  1. For them and for their children is the curse. – A Dozen Ways Of Love by Lily Dougall
  2. There is a curse on it, and on all this land." – A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution by Charles Dickens
  3. Curse you, what are you doing. – The Mynns' Mystery by George Manville Fenn