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- n. A quintuplet.
- n. A European scallop, Pecten opercularis, used as food.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A European scallop (Pecten opercularis), used as food.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of scallop or pecten. Also queen, squin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
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Scribes quite often alter such lines so as to remove the spondaic word from coinciding with the fourth foot; an instance of this can be seen at line 7 'non potuit mea mens quin esset grata teneri', where _H_ offers the scribal alteration _esset quin_.
Mme. Lefevre declared that she would feed a "quin," but would not buy one.
Enguany teníem molt clar quin taller havíem de fer, un sobre videobloc, en una evolució lògica dels formats dels tallers (text, àudio i imatge).
Jo vaig citar una frase de Gustave Flaubert (potser en angls, quin horror!) que magrada molt i que cpio aqu:
Okay, with American, Russian, Japanese, European and Canadian modules, an upcoming visit from a Japanese RRV and a quin-national crew, I don't think anyone can seriously claim that this isn't an International Space Station anymore.
Link too bad the iphone is much more beautiful. i think this is a phone for computer geeks - not the average smart phone user. i wouldnt touch it with a thirty-nine-and-a-half foot pole! — quin
Li Yen is the signature restaurant of The Ritz-Carlton and has the snug atmosphere of a private Cantonese club, albeit one enlivened with the bright, cascading notes of a yang quin, or traditional hammered dulcimer, and the chatter of prosperous Chinese families spinning their lazy susans.
Can Jeb wait eight years to make it a "quin-fecta?"
I would say that the quin poll is probably more accurate than ratsmussen's.
Sunday, April 12, 2009 9:50:00 AM quin browne said...