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- n. The quinsy.
- n. A European perennial herb (Asperula cynanchica) with narrowly linear whorled leaves, formerly thought to cure the quinsy; quincewort.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quinsy. See quinsy.
- n. A European perennial herb (Asperula cynanchica) with narrowly linear whorled leaves; -- formerly thought to cure the quinsy. Also called quincewort.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as squinancy, 1.
French esquinancie, Old French squinance, esquinance. See quinsy. (Wiktionary)
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