Definition of Quinches
1. quinche [v] - See also: quinche
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Literary usage of Quinches
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Narratives of Early Maryland, 1633-1684 by Clayton Colman Hall (1910)
"... in taste like quinches, in colour like gould, in figure like the smallest lemmons, a fruit very gratefull to taste. Another there is like unto these ..."
2. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"Arches, simple or compound, generally called «quinches. Fig. 21 is a common arch, whose soffit is cylindrical. Fig. 22 shows a splayed arch, whose soffit is ..."
3. The Historical Magazine and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities by John Gilmary Shea, Henry Reed Stiles (1867)
"... It produceth variety of good and delicious Fruits, as Grapes, Plumes, Mulberries, and also; Appri- cocks, Peaches, Pears, Apples, quinches, ..."
4. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1890)
"... according to quinches' traditions—meaning, also, shining or brilliant snake; the Pueblos of New Mexico confound Montezuma with their own deities (Jemez; ..."
5. The Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain by John Britton (1814)
"... and ¡quinches of 18 inches high and 15 at the least, price the foot 2 id. Lawrence and William and Christopher ..."
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