Definition of Quelch
1. to squash [v -ED, -ING, -ES] - See also: squash
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Literary usage of Quelch
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts by Colonial Society of Massachusetts (1900)
"CAPTAIN JOHN quelch, THE PIRATE. true that rough maps have been made in recent years, and printed in the Memorial History of Boston and elsewhere, ..."
2. Some Events of Boston and Its Neighbors by State Street Trust Company, Boston, Mass State Street Trust Company (Boston (1917)
"quelch threw Captain Plowman overboard when he was well out to sea and hoisted a ... Not long afterwards quelch sailed back to Marblehead and reported that ..."
3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1893)
"It is useless to endeavor to deceive us," said Mrs. quelch sternly. ... Oh, quelch is in it too, is he ? Then it must be a bad case. ..."
4. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1916)
"Though Captain quelch and his crew did their work in the Southern Seas, it was a New England ship which captured them and to Boston they were brought for ..."
5. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1893)
"Mr. quelch gives a list of 43 species of the Diurnal Birds of Prey occurring in British Guiana, thus adding 8 to the number mentioned by Mr. Salvin as met ..."
6. Transactions by Colonial Society of Massachusetts (1900)
"The subject of Mr. Davis's letter was further discussed by several members. Mr. ABNER C. GOODELL, JR., read a paper on Capt. John quelch, the Pirate, ..."
7. The Book of Buried Treasure: Being a True History of the Gold, Jewels, and by Ralph Delahaye Paine (1911)
"... JOHN quelch THE Isles of Shoals, lying within sight of Portsmouth Harbor on the New Hampshire coast, are rich in buried treasure legends and rocky ..."
8. First Supplementary Catalogue of the Library of the Royal Colonial Institute by James Rufus Boosé (1901)
"quelch. A Collecting Trip on the Abary Creek. By JJ quelch. Ibid. RODWAY. Boundaries of British Guiana and Venezuela. By James Rodway. WIQ iii. 1888 PYM. ..."