Definition of Quailings

1. quailing [n] - See also: quailing



Lexicographical Neighbors of Quailings

quail at
quail bronchitis virus
quail brush
quail bush
quail dove
quail hawk
quail pipe
quail pipes
quailed
quailer
quailers
quailest
quaileth
quailies
quailing
quailings
quails
quaily
quainter
quaintest
quaintish
quaintly
quaintness
quaintnesses
quaintrelle
quair
quairs
quais
quake

Literary usage of Quailings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Metropolitan (1846)
"More decided quailings of the spirit and yearnings for home now began to manifest themselves on the part of my fellow- adventurer ; but I kept them pretty ..."

2. The Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor: Containing Choice and Characteristic by William Evans Burton (1858)
"Hans received an intimation of this latter opinion ; and, after sundry quailings and misgivings, he resolved to dispose of his remaining stock in trade, ..."

3. Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor by Wayne E. Burton (1868)
"Hans received an intimation of this latter opinion ; and, after sundry quailings and misgivings, he resolved to dispose of his remaining stock in trade, ..."

4. The Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor: Containing Choice and Characteristic by William Evans Burton (1864)
"Hans received an intimation of this latter opinion; and, after sundry quailings and misgivings, he resolved to dispose of his remaining stock in trade, and, ..."

5. The Bagford Ballads: Illustrating The Last Years of the Stuarts by John Bagford, Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth (1878)
"Even so sensible a man as John Evelyn suffered under tremors and quailings, in the presence of "Portents." Thus, on December 12, 1680, he notes in his ..."

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