Definition of Queachy

1. a. Yielding or trembling under the feet, as moist or boggy ground; shaking; moving.



Definition of Queachy

1. Adjective. Yielding or trembling under the feet, as moist or boggy ground; shaking; moving. ¹

2. Adjective. (obsolete) Like a queach or thicket; thick, bushy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Queachy

1. boggy [adj QUEACHIER, QUEACHIEST] - See also: boggy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Queachy

quays
quayside
quaysides
quazepam
quazinone
qubit
qubitope
qubits
qubyte
qubytes
qudit
qudits
queach
queaches
queachier
queachy (current term)
queal
queane
queans
queasier
queasiest
queasily
queasiness
queasinesses
queasy
queazen
queazier
queaziest
queazy

Literary usage of Queachy

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1. Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases by Anne Elizabeth Baker (1854)
"Comes from the boggy mears and queachy fens below. ... and hammer's dreadful! sound, Even rent the hollow woods, and shook the queachy ground. Ibid. s. ..."

2. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"(sv queachy, adj.1 1). queam; see queme. queat, ' quiet'; 'Be queat', Warner, Alb. England, bk. i, e. 6, st. 73 ; bk. iii, ch. 14, st. last but one. ..."

3. The Works of George Peele by George Peele (1888)
"... The damps that rise from out the queachy * plots, Nor influence of contagious air should touch ; But she should court it5 with the proudest dames, ..."

4. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"queachy, a., should be bushy, from the above, and so Minshew puts it ... 697 Where Neptune every day doth powerfully invade The va»t and queachy soil, ..."

5. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"Whereas the anvil's weight and hammer's dreadful sound Even rent the hollow woods and shook the queachy ground. Here the word is identical with the element ..."

6. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1865)
"Whereas the anvil's weight and hammer's dreadful sound Even rent the hollow woods and shook the queachy ground. ..."

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