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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quinsy. See quinsy.
  • n. A European perennial herb (Asperula cynanchica) with narrowly linear whorled leaves; -- formerly thought to cure the quinsy. Also called quincewort.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as squinancy, 1.

Etymologies

French esquinancie, Old French squinance, esquinance. See quinsy. (Wiktionary)

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