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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete form of quarrelet.


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  • "Some ask'd how pearls did grow, and where?
    Then spoke I to my girl,
    To part her lips, and shew'd them there
    The quarelets of pearl."
    Robert Herrick (1591-1674), The Rock of Rubies and the Quarry of Pearls

    September 20, 2009