Q :: Q () the seventeenth letter of the English alphabet, has but one sound (that of k), and is always followed by u, the two letters together being sounded like kw, except in some words in which the u is silent. See Guide to Pronunciation, / 249. Q is not found in Anglo-Saxon, cw being used instead of qu; as in cwic, quick; cwen, queen. The name (k/) is from the French ku, which is from the Latin name of the same letter; its form is from the Latin, which derived it, through a Greek alphabet, from th
Qua :: Qua (conj.) In so far as; in the capacity or character of; as.
Quab :: Quab (n.) An unfledged bird; hence, something immature or unfinished..
Quab :: Quab (v. i.) See Quob, v. i..
Qua-bird :: Qua-bird (n.) The American night heron. See under Night.
Quacha :: Quacha (n.) The quagga.
Qvacked :: Qvacked (imp. & p. p.) of Quac.
Quacking :: Quacking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Quac.
Quack :: Quack (v. i.) To utter a sound like the cry of a duck.
Quack :: Quack (v. i.) To make vain and loud pretensions; to boast.
Quack :: Quack (v. i.) To act the part of a quack, or pretender..
Quack :: Quack (n.) The cry of the duck, or a sound in imitation of it; a hoarse, quacking noise..
Quack :: Quack (n.) A boastful pretender to medical skill; an empiric; an ignorant practitioner.
Quack :: Quack (n.) Hence, one who boastfully pretends to skill or knowledge of any kind not possessed; a charlatan..
Quack :: Quack (a.) Pertaining to or characterized by, boasting and pretension; used by quacks; pretending to cure diseases; as, a quack medicine; a quack doctor..
Quackeries :: Quackeries (pl. ) of Quacker.
Quackery :: Quackery (n.) The acts, arts, or boastful pretensions of a quack; false pretensions to any art; empiricism..
Quack Grass :: Quack grass () See Quitch grass.
Quackish :: Quackish (a.) Like a quack; boasting; characterized by quackery.
Quackism :: Quackism (n.) Quackery.
Quackled :: Quackled (imp. & p. p.) of Quackl.
Quackling :: Quackling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Quackl.
Quackle :: Quackle (v. i. & t.) To suffocate; to choke.
Quacksalver :: Quacksalver (n.) One who boasts of his skill in medicines and salves, or of the efficacy of his prescriptions; a charlatan; a quack; a mountebank..
Quad :: Quad (a.) Alt. of Quad.
Quade :: Quade (a.) Evil; bad; baffling; as, a quade wind..
Quad :: Quad (n.) A quadrat.
Quad :: Quad (n.) A quadrangle; hence, a prison..
Quadrae :: Quadrae (pl. ) of Quadr.
Quadra :: Quadra (n.) The plinth, or lowest member, of any pedestal, podium, water table, or the like..
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