Definition of Quinsied

1. Adjective. Afflicted with quinsy. ¹



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Definition of Quinsied

1. quinsy [adj] - See also: quinsy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quinsied

quinquethiophenes
quinquetubercular
quinquevalence
quinquevalent
quinquevalve
quinquevalvular
quinquevir
quinquevirate
quinquevirates
quinqueviri
quinquevirs
quinquina
quinquivalence
quinquivalent
quins
quinsied (current term)
quinsies
quinsy
quinsyberry
quinsywort
quint
quinta
quintagenarian
quintagenarians
quintain
quintains
quintal
quintals
quintan

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, ..."

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