Definition of Queaches
1. queach [n] - See also: queach
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Queaches
Literary usage of Queaches
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1865)
"All sylvan copses and the fortresses Of thorniest queaches.—Chapman. Here the radical idea is the spontaneous growth of bushes and thorns by which the land ..."
2. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1857)
"In the nonage of the world, mankind had no other habitation than woods, groves, and bushy queaches. ... (2) A plot of ground covered with queaches. East. ..."
3. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1851)
"Through furzy queaches thou must g°" " These are growths of furres (surely furte) so thick as it is very hard to enter into them, much more difficulty is it ..."