Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of quirt.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of quirt.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The Indian flung himself flat on the turf and rolled away into a depression where he could find partial shelter from bullets from the ravine, whence he evidently looked for them, and out from behind the knoll, bridles held high, "quirts" lashing at their ponies 'flanks, darted half a dozen painted savages, tearing down upon the spot at the top speed of their agile mounts.

    Warrior Gap A Story of the Sioux Outbreak of '68.

  • The shirt's painted designs probably represent war exploits: Single lines are stylized rifles, bifurcated lines are quirts riding whips, the abstract triangular torsos with faceless heads on the back of the garment might indicate coups, and the horse tracks on the right sleeve indicate successful horse raids.

    Lee Rosenbaum: Native Americans, Brooklyn-Style: Family-Friendly, Deeply Informative "Tipi" Show

  • The shirt's painted designs probably represent war exploits: Single lines are stylized rifles, bifurcated lines are quirts riding whips, the abstract triangular torsos with faceless heads on the back of the garment might indicate coups, and the horse tracks on the right sleeve indicate successful horse raids.

    Lee Rosenbaum: Native Americans, Brooklyn-Style: Family-Friendly, Deeply Informative "Tipi" Show

  • The shirt's painted designs probably represent war exploits: Single lines are stylized rifles, bifurcated lines are quirts riding whips, the abstract triangular torsos with faceless heads on the back of the garment might indicate coups, and the horse tracks on the right sleeve indicate successful horse raids.

    Lee Rosenbaum: Native Americans, Brooklyn-Style: Family-Friendly, Deeply Informative "Tipi" Show

  • The shirt's painted designs probably represent war exploits: Single lines are stylized rifles, bifurcated lines are quirts riding whips, the abstract triangular torsos with faceless heads on the back of the garment might indicate coups, and the horse tracks on the right sleeve indicate successful horse raids.

    Lee Rosenbaum: Native Americans, Brooklyn-Style: Family-Friendly, Deeply Informative "Tipi" Show

  • Ezra had a cot for Emaline in a room where he kept a gathering of old saddles, blankets, bridles, lariats, spurs, halters and harnesses, hackamores and martingales, short-handled quirts, a pair of the long black bullwhips they had used when he and Eli were freighting with ox teams in South Dakota with their father, Eb Paint.

    Come Again No More

  • Ezra had a cot for Emaline in a room where he kept a gathering of old saddles, blankets, bridles, lariats, spurs, halters and harnesses, hackamores and martingales, short-handled quirts, a pair of the long black bullwhips they had used when he and Eli were freighting with ox teams in South Dakota with their father, Eb Paint.

    Come Again No More

  • Ezra had a cot for Emaline in a room where he kept a gathering of old saddles, blankets, bridles, lariats, spurs, halters and harnesses, hackamores and martingales, short-handled quirts, a pair of the long black bullwhips they had used when he and Eli were freighting with ox teams in South Dakota with their father, Eb Paint.

    Come Again No More

  • …I dream of horsemen in smoking hills, shadows on horseback, reed breastplates, quirts, half-breed moon.

    The Whisperers

  • …I dream of horsemen in smoking hills, shadows on horseback, reed breastplates, quirts, half-breed moon.

    The Whisperers

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