Definition of Quairs
1. quair [n] - See also: quair
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quairs
quairs (current term)
quake in one's boots
Literary usage of Quairs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1877)
"When, however, I remembered my simpleness and imperfections in French and English, I fell in despair of my works, and after I had written five or six quairs ..."
2. A Dictionary of Printers and Printing: With the Progress of Literature by Charles Henry Timperley (1839)
"When, however, I remembered my simplem* and imperfections in French and English, I fell in despair of my works, and after I liad »ritten 5 or в quairs, ..."
3. Lives of Eminent Persons: Consisting of Galileo, Kepler, Newton, Mahomet (1833)
"... and the quairs laid apart ; and in two years after laboured no more in this work : till in a time it fortuned Lady Margaret sent for me to speak with ..."
4. Lives of Eminent Persons (1833)
"When, however, I remembered my simpleness and imperfections in French and English, I fell in despair of my works, and after I had written 5 or 6 quairs, ..."
5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"Assuming the correctness of Dr. Tra- quairs description and figures, we certainly have a remarkable combination of characters. On the one hand, ..."
6. The English Poets: Selections by Thomas Humphry Ward, Matthew Arnold (1883)
"... To cut the winter nicht and mak it schort, I tuik ane quairs, and left all uthep sport, Writtin be worthie Chaucer glorious Of fair ..."