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quack

quack
(a.) Pertaining to or characterized by, boasting and pretension; used by quacks; pretending to cure diseases; as, a quack medicine; a quack doctor.
(n.) The cry of the duck, or a sound in imitation of it; a hoarse, quacking noise.
(n.) A boastful pretender to medical skill; an empiric; an ignorant practitioner.
(n.) Hence, one who boastfully pretends to skill or knowledge of any kind not possessed; a charlatan.
(v. i.) To utter a sound like the cry of a duck.
(v. i.) To make vain and loud pretensions; to boast.
(v. i.) To act the part of a quack, or pretender.

quade

quade
(a.) Evil; bad; baffling; as, a quade wind.

quads

quads
A rectangular area surrounded on all sides by buildings
(printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words or sentences
A muscle of the thigh that extends the leg
One of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
Short for quadbike. A four-wheeled off-road vehicle.

quaff

quaff
(v. i.) To drink largely or luxuriously.
(v. t.) To drink with relish; to drink copiously of; to swallow in large draughts.

quail

quail
(n.) Any gallinaceous bird belonging to Coturnix and several allied genera of the Old World, especially the common European quail (C. communis), the rain quail (C. Coromandelica) of India, the stubble quail (C. pectoralis), and the Australian swamp quail (Synoicus australis).
(n.) Any one of several American partridges belonging to Colinus, Callipepla, and allied genera, especially the bobwhite (called Virginia quail, and Maryland quail), and the California quail (Calipepla Californica).
(n.) Any one of numerous species of Turnix and allied genera, native of the Old World, as the Australian painted quail (Turnix varius). See Turnix.
(n.) A prostitute; -- so called because the quail was thought to be a very amorous bird.
(v. i.) To die; to perish; hence, to wither; to fade.
(v. i.) To become quelled; to become cast down; to sink under trial or apprehension of danger; to lose the spirit and power of resistance; to lose heart; to give way; to shrink; to cower.
(v. i.) To curdle; to coagulate, as milk.
(v. t.) To cause to fail in spirit or power; to quell; to crush; to subdue.

quair

quair
(n.) A quire; a book.

quake

quake
(n.) A tremulous agitation; a quick vibratory movement; a shudder; a quivering.
(v. i.) To be agitated with quick, short motions continually repeated; to shake with fear, cold, etc.; to shudder; to tremble.
(v. i.) To shake, vibrate, or quiver, either from not being solid, as soft, wet land, or from violent convulsion of any kind; as, the earth quakes; the mountains quake.
(v. t.) To cause to quake.

quaky

quaky
(a.) Shaky, or tremulous; quaking.

qualm

qualm
(n.) Sickness; disease; pestilence; death.
(n.) A sudden attack of illness, faintness, or pain; an agony.
(n.) Especially, a sudden sensation of nausea.
(n.) A prick or scruple of conscience; uneasiness of conscience; compunction.

quant

quant
(n.) A punting pole with a broad flange near the end to prevent it from sinking into the mud; a setting pole.

quark

quark
Fresh unripened cheese of a smooth texture made from pasteurized milk, a starter, and rennet
(physics) hypothetical truly fundamental particle in mesons and baryons; there are supposed to be six flavors of quarks (and their antiquarks), which come in pairs; each has an electric charge of +2/3 or -1/3; "quarks have not been observed directly but theoretical predictions based on their existence have been confirmed experimentally"

quarl

quarl
(n.) A medusa, or jellyfish.

quart

quart
(n.) The fourth part; a quarter; hence, a region of the earth.
(n.) A measure of capacity, both in dry and in liquid measure; the fourth part of a gallon; the eighth part of a peck; two pints.
(n.) A vessel or measure containing a quart.
(n.) In cards, four successive cards of the same suit. Cf. Tierce, 4.

quash

quash
(n.) Same as Squash.
(v. i.) To be shaken, or dashed about, with noise.
(v. t.) To abate, annul, overthrow, or make void; as, to quash an indictment.
(v. t.) To beat down, or beat in pieces; to dash forcibly; to crush.
(v. t.) To crush; to subdue; to suppress or extinguish summarily and completely; as, to quash a rebellion.

quasi

quasi
As if; as though; as it were; in a manner sense or degree; having some resemblance to; qualified; -- used as an adjective, or a prefix with a noun or an adjective; as, a quasi contract, an implied contract, an obligation which has arisen from some act, as if from a contract; a quasi corporation, a body that has some, but not all, of the peculiar attributes of a corporation; a quasi argument, that which resembles, or is used as, an argument; quasi historical, apparently historical, seeming to be historical.

quass

quass
(n.) A thin, sour beer, made by pouring warm water on rye or barley meal and letting it ferment, -- much used by the Russians.

quata

quata
(n.) The coaita.

quave

quave
(n.) See Quaver.
(v. i.) To quaver.

quayd

quayd
P. p. of Quail.

quays

quays
Wharf usually built parallel to the shoreline