Definition of Quicks
1. Noun. (plural of quick) ¹
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Definition of Quicks
1. quick [n] - See also: quick
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Literary usage of Quicks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1869)
"The old mode of setting the quicks, at uniform distance between the rows, ... The land side of the furrow was the support to stand the quicks against, ..."
2. The Revised Reports: Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English by Frederick Pollock, Robert Campbell, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1907)
"•825 ] Railway Company, and he would not let plaintiff take them away: that Fisher said plaintiff should not remove the quicks unless plaintiff would give ..."
3. The Vocabulary of East Anglia: An Attempt to Record the Vulgar Tongue of the by Robert Forby (1830)
"quicks, s. pl. roots of grass, harrowed out of a foul soil long neglected, principally Triticum repens, Lin. They are commonly collected in heaps, ..."
4. A Practical Treatise on the Construction and Formation of Railways: Showing by James Day, engineer Jas Day (1839)
"Setting Fences—Proper Season for planting quicks—Methods of Planting and Cleansing—Proper Ag« for planting—Expense of quicks—Favourable Soils — How ..."
5. Archaeologia Aeliana, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity (1889)
"ANOTHER DISUSED GRAVEYARD: 'THE quicks ... in or near Newcastle, the first of which I introduce to your notice this evening as ' The quicks Buring Plas in ..."
6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1867)
"Trover for quicks and plants. *Plea: Not guilty. Issue thereon. (It is not necessary to r^ooo notice the other pleadings.) Verdict for plaintiff. ..."
7. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1823 He has only dead fences, and no quicks or green hedges ; all woven fences.—W. Faux, ' Memorable Days,' p. 134. 1829 She thinks no more of a ditch or a ..."
8. A Practical Treatise on the Construction and Formation of Railways: Showing by James Day (1839)
"Advantage ought to be taken during open seasons, say from October to February, or until the middle of March, to plant the quicks before the sap rises; ..."