Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as squinancy, 1.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.), obsolete The quinsy. See quinsy.
  • noun (Bot.) A European perennial herb (Asperula cynanchica) with narrowly linear whorled leaves; -- formerly thought to cure the quinsy. Also called quincewort.
  • noun black currants; -- so called because used to cure the quinsy.

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  • noun medicine, obsolete The quinsy.
  • noun botany, obsolete A European perennial herb (Asperula cynanchica) with narrowly linear whorled leaves, formerly thought to cure the quinsy; quincewort.

Etymologies

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French esquinancie, Old French squinance, esquinance. See quinsy.

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