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quay Tweet Definition of quay Like Definition of quay on Facebook
noun 
  1. (nautical) A wharf, a stone or concrete structure on navigable water used for loading and unloading vessels.
     
queen Tweet Definition of queen Like Definition of queen on Facebook
noun 
  1. A female monarch. Ex: :w:Queen Victoria, Queen Victoria
  2. The wife of a king. Ex: :w:Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
  3. (chess) Piece able to move both horizontally and diagonally any number of spaces; most powerful piece.
  4. (playing cards) Playing card with picture of queen on its face, 12th card in a given suit.
  5. A powerful or forceful female person.
  6. (context, derogatory, slang) . An effeminate male homosexual. See Drag queen.
  7. A reproductive female animal in a hive, such as an ant, bee, termite or wasp
  8. An adult female cat valued for breeding. See tom.
verb 
  1. to make a queen
  2. (chess) to convert a pawn into a queen
     
Quincy Tweet Definition of Quincy Like Definition of Quincy on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An English surname of Norman origin, originally from the Latin Quintus - fifth born
  1. An American male given name transfered from the surname
     

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