Definition of Quicksilvers

1. Verb. (third-person singular of quicksilver) ¹



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Definition of Quicksilvers

1. quicksilver [n] - See also: quicksilver

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quicksilvers

quicksand
quicksandlike
quicksands
quicksandy
quicksave
quicksaved
quicksaves
quicksaving
quickset
quickset(a)
quicksets
quicksilver
quicksilver(a)
quicksilvered
quicksilvering
quicksilvers (current term)
quicksilvery
quicksmart
quicksort
quicksorted
quicksorting
quicksorts
quickstep
quickstepped
quickstepping
quicksteps
quickthorn
quickthorns
quickwitted
quickwittedly

Literary usage of Quicksilvers

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1. The Hand of God in History: Or, Divine Providence Historically Illustrated by Hollis Read (1862)
"These are your quicksilvers—skiny, showy—generally good metal —next to ... These quicksilvers quite as often figure in female attire and rightfully belong ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1871)
"... past era—the "quicksilvers," of flying and upsetting fame —must not be passed over. His widow died only recently, although he went off the road of life ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1873)
"The coaches are built on the model of the old Tally-hos and quicksilvers of forty years ago, and therefore entirely answer the purpose of being quite ..."

4. The Wits and Beaux of Society by A. T. Thomson, Philip Wharton (1871)
"... but rather, we should think, his reputation for wit and eccentricity, ' found favour in the eyes of Hibernian quicksilvers, and in spite of his years, ..."

5. The Works of John Marston by John Marston (1856)
"Enter SYND. with quicksilvers doublet, doake, rapier, and dagger. Syn. Here, sir, put of the other halfe of your ..."

6. The Works of John Marston by John Marston (1856)
"Enter SYND. with quicksilvers doublet, cloake, rapier, and dagger. Syn. Here, sir, put of the other halfe of your ..."

7. The Wits and Beaux of Society by A. T. Thomson, Philip Wharton (1861)
"... but rather, we should think, his reputation for wit and eccentricity, " found favor in the eyes of Hibernian quicksilvers, and in spite of his years, ..."

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