Definition of Quelching
1. quelch [v] - See also: quelch
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Literary usage of Quelching
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor by Richard Doddridge Blackmore (1893)
"Being soaked all through and through, and with water quelching in my boots, like a pump with a l«d bucket, I was only too glad to find Annie's bright face, ..."
2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1866)
"So John was in excellent spirits, quelching along and going pop like a ball of India-rubber, when he came on a weaker ..."
3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1866)
"With the water quelching in his boots (which were worn away to the welting) —for the sky was like the pulp of an orange, and the pavement wanted draining—he ..."
4. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1913)
"Indeed the failure to maintain this genus and a few more doubtful propositions of the same sort, together with the quelching of trinomials, are practically ..."
5. History of the First Maine Cavalry, 1861-1865 by Edward Parsons Tobie (1887)
"... encouragement as they now had — had been of no apparent effect upon the quelching of the rebellion—had not even started the enemy toward the last ditch. ..."
6. The Works of Thomas Jackson, D.D. ...: Sometime President of Corpus Christi by Thomas Jackson (1844)
"... according to the discipline of his country, never the least quelching at it, saying, " It was better to die, than by crying to be discovered. ..."