Definition of Quashies

1. quashie [n] - See also: quashie



Lexicographical Neighbors of Quashies

quarubas
quas
quasar
quasarlike
quasars
quases
quash
quashable
quashed
quashee
quashees
quasher
quashers
quashes
quashie
quashies
quashing
quashings
quasht
quasi
quasi(a)
quasi-
quasi-NGO
quasi-adjective
quasi-contract
quasi-contracts
quasi-divinity
quasi-probability
quasi-religious
quasi-rent

Literary usage of Quashies

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

1. The Historical Collections of the Topsfield Historical Society by George Francis Dow (1895)
"At first the quash was very sly When any person came too nigh, But when a little artless girl With laughing eye and sunny curl, Had made the quashies ..."

2. Westward ho! Or, The voyages and adventures of sir Amyas Leigh by Charles Kingsley (1855)
"... in throwing at them everything she could lay hands on, till the poor Quashies, in danger of their lives, complained to Amyas, and got rest for awhile. ..."

3. Westward ho! Or, The voyages and adventures of sir Amyas Leigh by Charles Kingsley (1855)
"... in throwing at them everything she could lay hands on, till the poor Quashies, in danger of their lives, complained to Amyas, and got rest for awhile. ..."

4. Obeah: Witchcraft in the West Indies by Hesketh Bell (1893)
"... while the majority of devout Quashies might just as well be listening to a Greek recitation for all they catch or understand of the parson's resonant ..."

5. The Boston Cooking School Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic Economics by Mass Boston Cooking School (Boston, Boston Cooking School (Boston, Mass.) (1907)
"They are the Quashies, a title given to the snuff-colored and brown people there as distinct from the blacks. ..."

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