Definition of Quirt

1. Noun. Whip with a leather thong at the end.

Generic synonyms: Whip



Definition of Quirt

1. n. A rawhide whip plaited with two thongs of buffalo hide.

Definition of Quirt

1. Noun. A rawhide whip plaited with two thongs of buffalo hide. ¹

2. Verb. To strike with a quirt. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quirt

1. to strike with a riding whip [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quirt

quirkily
quirkiness
quirkinesses
quirking
quirkish
quirks
quirky
quirky subject
quirky subjects
quirkyalone
quirkyalones
quirn
quirns
quirpele
quirpeles
quirt (current term)
quirted
quirting
quirts
quisle
quisling
quislingism
quislingisms
quislings
quism
quisms
quisqualate
quisqualate receptor
quisqualic acid
quisset

Literary usage of Quirt

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1. The Cowboy: His Characteristics, His Equipment, and His Part in the by Philip Ashton Rollins (1922)
"The quirt, occasionally in slang termed the "quisto," was all-important to the man who, as a "rough-riding bronco-buster," or, as sometimes called, ..."

2. A History of the Northern Peninsula of Michigan and Its People: Its Mining by Alvah Littlefield Sawyer (1911)
"In company with his brother Mr. quirt bought a lot, cut off trees to make space for a ... During the winter of 1881 and 1882, Mr. quirt worked in the woods, ..."

3. The History of the Descendants of John Dwight, of Dedham, Mass. by Benjamin Woodbridge Dwight (1874)
"Hu was u man of quirt retiring habita, but firm in his principles and know ц only to be esteemed." 4809. iii. Harriet Sanders, b. there Sept. 13, 1832, m. ..."

4. The American Decisions: Containing All the Cases of General Value and by John Proffatt, Abraham Clark Freeman (1887)
"... plaintiff's use of due care should be submitted to the jury: quirt v. Holt, 99 Mass. 167. The refusal of the judge to withdraw a case from the jury ..."

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