Definition of Queest

1. n. The European ringdove (Columba palumbus); the cushat.



Definition of Queest

1. Noun. (archaic form of cushat) ¹

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Definition of Queest

1. cushat [n -S] - See also: cushat

Medical Definition of Queest

1. The European ringdove (Columba palumbus); the cushat. Alternative forms: quist, queeze, quice, queece] See Ringdove. Origin: Cf. Icel. Kvisa a kind of bird, kvistr a branch of a tree, and E. Cushat. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Queest

queerdoms
queerdos
queered
queerer
queerest
queering
queerious
queerish
queerity
queerly
queermos
queerness
queernesses
queers
queest
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quegh
queghs
queint
queitite
quelch
quelched
quelches
quelching
quelea
queleas
quell
quellable
quelled

Literary usage of Queest

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1. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"... a wood-pigeon, is in prov. use in various parts of the British Isles (EDD.). See NED. (sv Queest). ..."

2. A History of Philosophy by Johann Eduard Erdmann (1893)
"4; queest. \. 7, i). Human freedom is also just as little in contradiction with the grace of God as with the divine prescience and predestination, ..."

3. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"WOOD-QUIST, or WOOD-Queest. A wood-pigeon. See Queest. Me thought I saw a stock-dove, or wood-quilt, I know not how to ..."

4. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1872)
"WOOD-QUIST, or WOOD-Queest. A wood-pigeon. See Queest. Me thought 1 saw a stock-dove, or wood-quilt, I know not how to ..."

5. The Canadian Record of Science by Natural History Society of Montreal (1897)
"Summit of Avalanche Mountain, Selkirk Mts., BC -T. Mt. Queest, ... Mount Queest, Shuswap Lake, BC;. mountains at Griffin Lake, BC (Jas. M. Macoun. ..."

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