Definition of Quacksalvers

1. Noun. (plural of quacksalver) ¹



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Definition of Quacksalvers

1. quacksalver [n] - See also: quacksalver

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quacksalvers

quackings
quackish
quackishly
quackishness
quackism
quackisms
quackle
quackled
quackles
quacklike
quackling
quackmire
quackmires
quacks
quacksalver
quacksalvers (current term)
quacky
quad
quad-
quad bike
quad bikes
quad hockey
quad play
quad plays
quad skate
quadbit
quadbits
quadchromatic
quadcore
quadded

Literary usage of Quacksalvers

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1. The Life and Letters of Charles Samuel Keene by George Somes Layard (1892)
"—Bagpipe contest.—Letter, October 6, 1877.—Letter, November 9, 1877.—Member of "The Anti-Restoration Society."—Hatred of "quacksalvers. ..."

2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1906)
"As to the first purpose, it appears on the face of the papers that the allegation as made places the plaintiff in the category of the "quacksalvers. ..."

3. The Works of John Marston by John Marston (1856)
"Gentlemen, I conjure you ; vertues of men ! . Shall my broken quacksalvers bastard oppose him e in my nuptials ? No; but He show him better . then ere the ..."

4. Sir Thomas Browne's Works: Including His Life and Correspondence by Thomas Browne, Simon Wilkin (1835)
"... quacksalvers,7 and charlatans, deceive them in lower degrees. Were ^Esop alive, the Piazza and Pont- Neuf * could not but speak their fallacies.8 ..."

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