Definition of Quaintest

1. Adjective. (superlative of quaint) ¹



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Definition of Quaintest

1. quaint [adj] - See also: quaint

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quaintest

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
quake in one's boots
quake lake
quake lakes

Literary usage of Quaintest

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

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1908)
"One of the quaintest and most alluring romances that ever graced a season's fiction. More ravishing and a thousand limes more thrilling than 'Susan. ..."

2. Isles of Spice and Palm by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill (1915)
"CHAPTER XII THE Quaintest SPOT IN AMERICA AVAST expanse of brown and muddy water meeting the deep green of the sea in a sharply defined line; a distant, ..."

3. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by William Smith (1892)
"The infln. absol. is, in the quaintest manner possible, reduced to the form of the finite verb.** for obsolete or rare forma, the modern and more '»«o ..."

4. Brand's Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Faiths and Folklore; a by John Brand (1905)
"... their way with many a piping Ie 1 1 1 1 • r» t read : Whilst I lint the quaintest youth of all ..."

5. Travel Letters from New Zealand, Australia and Africa by Edgar Watson Howe (1913)
"I shall long remember Mozambique as the quaintest town I have ever visited. I had never heard of it, therefore it was a surprise. THURSDAY, APRIL 10. ..."

6. Old England: Her Story Mirrored in Her Scenes by Walter Shaw Sparrow (1908)
"... and one shows a cluster of venerable cottages, older than Elizabeth's time, I believe, and with the quaintest little windows, like openings into the ..."

7. A Handful of Monographs: Continental and English by Margaret Junkin Preston (1886)
"... THE Quaintest CITY IN ENGLAND. BOADICEA, the intrepid queen of the ancient Britons, who so bravely opposed the Roman invasion—in what a twilight of ..."

8. A Handful of Monographs: Continental and English by Margaret Junkin Preston (1886)
"... THE Quaintest CITY IN ENGLAND. BOADICEA, the intrepid queen of the ancient Britons, who so bravely opposed the Roman invasion—in what a twilight of ..."

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