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quarter day Tweet Definition of quarter day Like Definition of quarter day on Facebook
noun 
  1. Each of the four days customarily regarded as starting a new quarter year.
     
quean Tweet Definition of quean Like Definition of quean on Facebook
noun 
  1. (archaic) An impudent woman; a prostitute.
     
QUEST Tweet Definition of QUEST Like Definition of QUEST on Facebook
abbreviation 
  1. quantized electronic structure
     
quieten Tweet Definition of quieten Like Definition of quieten on Facebook
verb 
  1. (transitive) To make quiet.
  2. (intransitive) To become quiet.
     
quiz Tweet Definition of quiz Like Definition of quiz on Facebook
noun (quizzes)
  1. A competition in the answering of questions.
verb (quiz, z, es)
  1. (transitive) (archaic) To hoax.
  2. (transitive) To question closely, to interrogate.
     
quid Tweet Definition of quid Like Definition of quid on Facebook
noun 
  1. The inherent nature of something.
  2. (context, US, historical) A section of the Republican Party between 1805 and 1811 (from tertium quid).
verb  to quid
  1. To chew tobacco
  2. (context, of a horse) To let food drop from the mouth whilst chewing
     

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