Definition of Quirting

1. Verb. (present participle of quirt) ¹



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Definition of Quirting

1. quirt [v] - See also: quirt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quirting

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

Literary usage of Quirting

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1. The Western Antiquary by William Henry Kearley Wright (1888)
"Querré—quirting.—Sometime since the former word, employed in the Plymouth Water Act of Elizabeth, was the subject of investigation in your columns. ..."

2. Macbeth by William Shakespeare, Horace Howard Furness (1873)
"He dy'd As one who had been study'd in his Death, quirting the dearest thing he ever had. As 'twere a worthless trifle. King. There's no Art To find the ..."

3. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1854)
"In his solicitude, therefore, since he could see no other means of quirting Pilatre, he sent him word that if he would promise to renounce his project, he, ..."

4. The Log of a Cowboy: A Narrative of the Old Trail Days by Andy Adams (1903)
"I had repeated this a number of times, even quirting some cattle along the outside, or burning a little powder in the face of some obstinate leader, ..."

5. The Microscope,: Its History, Construction, and Applications: Being a by Jabez Hogg (1887)
"... licking it up when pulverized with its foot, forcing it up through its principal or branchial siphon, and •quirting it out in oblong nodules, ..."

6. Curiosities of Literature: Consisting of Anecdotes, Characters, Sketches by Isaac Disraeli (1798)
"... he had received from her hands in quirting her. The Squire, faithful to the dying commands of his ..."

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