Definition of Queach

1. n. A thick, bushy plot; a thicket.



2. v. i. To stir; to move. See Quick, v. i.

Definition of Queach

1. a thicket [n -ES] - See also: thicket

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Queach

quaylike
quayman
quaymen
quays
quayside
quaysides
quazepam
quazinone
qubit
qubitope
qubits
qubyte
qubytes
qudit
qudits
queach (current term)
queaches
queachier
queachy
queal
quean
queane
queans
queasier
queasiest
queasily
queasiness
queasinesses
queasy
queazen

Literary usage of Queach

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1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1865)
"In the second sense, a queach is a plot of land left unploughed because full of bushes or roots of trees.— Forby. All sylvan copses and the fortresses Of ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"queach is used in two senses, the connection between which is not very obvious, ... HaL In the second sense, a queach is a plot of land left unploughed ..."

3. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1901)
"queach, ' plot of ground adjoining arable land.' Nail's Gloss., 1866, has this word = an unfilled plot ... queach, ' ground overgrown with bushes,' etc. ..."

4. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"In the second sense, a queach is a plot of land left unploughed because full of bushes or roots of trees.—Forby. All sylvan copses and the fortresses Of ..."

5. Suffolk Words and Phrases: Or, An Attempt to Collect the Lingual Localisms by Edward Moor (1823)
"Nares under queach, explains it a thicket. •So -Coles in -his dictionary " queach (a thicket) ..."

6. English Synonymes Classified and Explained: With Practical Exercises by George Frederick Graham, Henry Reed (1847)
"Judges to remember that their office is to interpret law, and not to make or give law. To slake—to queach. ... To queach is from the Saxon ..."

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