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Definition of Quinsied
1. quinsy [adj] - See also: quinsy
Lexicographical Neighbors of Quinsied
Literary usage of Quinsied
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Study of the Short Story by Henry Seidel Canby (1913)
"... another how she cured a quinsied monk by milk from her own breast; and a third is the dubiously moral tale of a monk who ran wanton in his wilde-bede, ..."
2. The Flying Islands of the Night by James Whitcomb Riley (1900)
"Safe couched midmost his lordly hoard of books, I left him sleeping like a quinsied babe Next the guest-chamber of a poor man's house: But ere I came away, ..."