Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See quinsy.

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Examples

  • My trunk has now gone, and I have but just returned from Chapel, where Miss Everett made a Speach, as the Head has quinzy.

    Bab: A Sub-Deb

  • Miss Everett made a Speach, as the Head has quinzy.

    Bab: a Sub-Deb

  • They had served you well enough if they had crammed a dozen ounces of that medicine down your throat to have made you remember a quinzy.

    The Love Letters of Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple, 1652-54

  • They had served you well enough if they had crammed a dozen ounces of that precious medicine down your throat to have made you remember a quinzy.

    Letters from Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple (1652-54)

  • Sara has been quite sick, had something like quinzy.

    Augusta County: Jedediah Hotchkiss to Nelson H. Hotchkiss, January 24, 1864

  • a cold room, without any curtains to her bed, and not a bushel of coals in her house to supply her with fire: her second son, that sweet little fellow, lies ill of a quinzy in the same bed with his mother; for there is no other bed in the house.

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

  • O Nancy! how shall I describe the wretched condition in which I found your poor cousin? she hath scarce lain in a week, and there was she, this dreadful weather, in a cold room, without any curtains to her bed, and not a bushel of coals in her house to supply her with fire; her second son, that sweet little fellow, lies ill of a quinzy in the same bed with his mother; for there is no other bed in the house.

    History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

  • What does that mean at the top, less quinzy something?”

    Too Many Cooks

  • "I found everybody in fine shape up at Providence, and Mis 'Mayberry sent Mr. Tucker a new quinzy medicine that Tom wrote back to her from New York just day before yesterday.

    Rose of Old Harpeth

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