Definitions

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  • n. Obsolete form of quinsy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See quinsy.

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Examples

  • ‘chirurgeon’ will become ‘surgeon’; ‘hemorrhoid’, ‘emerod’; ‘squinancy’ will become first ‘squinzey’ (Jeremy Taylor) and then ‘quinsey’;

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