Definition of Quinsies

1. Noun. (plural of quinsy) ¹



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Definition of Quinsies

1. quinsy [n] - See also: quinsy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quinsies

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

Literary usage of Quinsies

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1. Archives of Surgery (1893)
"Mrs. N herself was a stout, rather florid lady, of not very vigorous health. She had been through life liable to quinsies, and she associated the ..."

2. A Text-book on Diseases of the Ear, Nose and Throat by Charles Henry Burnett (1901)
"In view of such possibilities it is surprising that some authorities still counsel against opening quinsies, preferring to wait for spontaneous evacuation. ..."

3. The New-England Journal of Medicine and Surgery: And Collateral Branches of edited by Walter Channing, John Ware (1821)
"... was long ago advised to prevent suffocation m quinsies of the worst kind. Hippocrates recommends, when symptoms of suffocation are present, ..."

4. Ourselves, Our Food, and Our Physic by Benjamin Ridge (1861)
"quinsies should be somewhat differently treated, and the throat gargled with ... 8 and 9) are very beneficial in quinsies. The treatment in all these cases ..."

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