from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To stir; to wince.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To move; stir; wince; flounce.
- To make a noise.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
April 20, 2008 at 12:55 pm quinch am drybin teh imballance. sew letz hoep yew mex it der sayflee!
And quinch the unhallowed fires that back would lure
"Is it who was in the dining-room, your Reverence?" asked Julia, in tones of respectful honey; "sure that was the carpenter's boy, that came to quinch a rat-hole.