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<p><ent>Quadra</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quad"ra</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Quadr<ae/</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., a square, the socle, a platband, a fillet.]</ety> <fld>(Arch.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>The plinth, or lowest member, of any pedestal, podium, water table, or the like.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>A fillet, or listel.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quad"ra</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Quadr<ae/</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., a square, the socle, a platband, a fillet.]</ety> <fld>(Arch.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>The plinth, or lowest member, of any pedestal, podium, water table, or the like.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>A fillet, or listel.</def><br/
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<p><ent>Quadrable</ent><br/
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<p><ent>Quadragesima</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quad`ra*ges"i*ma</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., fr. <ets>quadragesimus</ets> the fortieth, fr. <ets>quadraginta</ets> forty; akin to <ets>quattuor</ets> four. See <er>Four</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Eccl.)</fld> <def>The forty days of fast preceding Easter; Lent.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quad`ra*ges"i*ma</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., fr. <ets>quadragesimus</ets> the fortieth, fr. <ets>quadraginta</ets> forty; akin to <ets>quattuor</ets> four. See <er>Four</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Eccl.)</fld> <def>The forty days of fast preceding Easter; Lent.</def><br/
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<p><cs><col><b>Quadragesima Sunday</b></col>, <cd>the first Sunday in Lent, about forty days before Easter.</cd></cs><br/
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<p><ent>Quadrans</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quad"rans</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Quadrantes</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Rom. Antiq.)</fld> <def>A fourth part of the coin called an as. See 3d As, 2.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quad"rans</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Quadrantes</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Rom. Antiq.)</fld> <def>A fourth part of the coin called an as. See 3d As, 2.</def><br/
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<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>The fourth of a penny; a farthing. See <er>Cur</er>.</def><br/
@@ -372,7 +372,7 @@ That stood for heaven, in mighty <qex>quadrate</qex> joined.</q> <rj><qau>Milton
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<p><ent>Quadrennium</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quad*ren"ni*um</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL. See <er>Quadrennial</er>.]</ety> <def>A space or period of four years.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quad*ren"ni*um</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL. See <er>Quadrennial</er>.]</ety> <def>A space or period of four years.</def><br/
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<p><ent>Quadri-</ent><br/
@@ -400,7 +400,7 @@ That stood for heaven, in mighty <qex>quadrate</qex> joined.</q> <rj><qau>Milton
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<p><ent>Quadriceps</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quad"ri*ceps</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. L. <ets>qyattuor</ets> four + <ets>caput</ets> head.]</ety> <fld>(Anat.)</fld> <def>The great extensor muscle of the knee, divided above into four parts which unite in a single tendon at the knee.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quad"ri*ceps</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. L. <ets>qyattuor</ets> four + <ets>caput</ets> head.]</ety> <fld>(Anat.)</fld> <def>The great extensor muscle of the knee, divided above into four parts which unite in a single tendon at the knee.</def><br/
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<p><ent>Quadricipital</ent><br/
@@ -447,7 +447,7 @@ That stood for heaven, in mighty <qex>quadrate</qex> joined.</q> <rj><qau>Milton
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<p><ent>Quadriga</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quad*ri"ga</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Quadrig<ae/</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L. See <er>Quadrijugous</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Rom. Antiq.)</fld> <def>A car or chariot drawn by four horses abreast.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quad*ri"ga</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Quadrig<ae/</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L. See <er>Quadrijugous</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Rom. Antiq.)</fld> <def>A car or chariot drawn by four horses abreast.</def><br/
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<p><ent>Quadrigeminous</ent><br/
@@ -611,7 +611,7 @@ That stood for heaven, in mighty <qex>quadrate</qex> joined.</q> <rj><qau>Milton
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<p><ent>Quadrivium</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quad*riv"i*um</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L.]</ety> <def>The four <ldquo/liberal arts,<rdquo/ arithmetic, music, geometry, and astronomy; -- so called by the schoolmen. See <er>Trivium</er>.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quad*riv"i*um</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L.]</ety> <def>The four <ldquo/liberal arts,<rdquo/ arithmetic, music, geometry, and astronomy; -- so called by the schoolmen. See <er>Trivium</er>.</def><br/
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<p><ent>Quadroon</ent><br/
@@ -623,7 +623,7 @@ That stood for heaven, in mighty <qex>quadrate</qex> joined.</q> <rj><qau>Milton
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<p><ent>Quadrumana</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quad*ru"ma*na</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL. See <er>Quadrumane</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Zool.)</fld> <def>A division of the Primates comprising the apes and monkeys; -- so called because the hind foot is usually prehensile, and the great toe opposable somewhat like a thumb. Formerly the <xex>Quadrumana</xex> were considered an order distinct from the Bimana, which last included man alone.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quad*ru"ma*na</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL. See <er>Quadrumane</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Zool.)</fld> <def>A division of the Primates comprising the apes and monkeys; -- so called because the hind foot is usually prehensile, and the great toe opposable somewhat like a thumb. Formerly the <xex>Quadrumana</xex> were considered an order distinct from the Bimana, which last included man alone.</def><br/
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<p><ent>Quadrumane</ent><br/
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<p><ent>Quaere</ent><br/
-||<hw>Qu<ae/"re</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>v. imperative.</pos> <ety>[L., imperative of <ets>quaerere</ets> to seek.]</ety> <def>Inquire; question; see; -- used to signify doubt or to suggest investigation.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Qu<ae/"re</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>v. imperative.</pos> <ety>[L., imperative of <ets>quaerere</ets> to seek.]</ety> <def>Inquire; question; see; -- used to signify doubt or to suggest investigation.</def><br/
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<p><ent>Quaestor</ent><br/
-||<hw>Qu<ae/s"tor</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L.]</ety> <def>Same as <er>Questor</er>.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Qu<ae/s"tor</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L.]</ety> <def>Same as <er>Questor</er>.</def><br/
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<p><ent>Quaff</ent><br/
@@ -1218,7 +1218,7 @@ On holy garbage, though by Homer cooked?</q> <rj><qau>Roscommon.</qau></rj><br/
<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Math.)</fld> <def>A definite portion of a manifoldness, limited by a mark or by a boundary.</def> <rj><au>W. K. Clifford.</au></rj><br/
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-<p><cs><col><b>||Quantum meruit</b></col> <pr>(<?/)</pr> <ety>[L., as much as he merited]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld>, <cd>a count in an action grounded on a promise that the defendant would pay to the plaintiff for his service as much as he should deserve.</cd> -- <mcol><col><b>||Quantum sufficit</b></col> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <it>or</it> <col><b>Quantum suff.</b></col></mcol> <ety>[L., as much suffices]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld>, <cd>a sufficient quantity; -- abbreviated <altname>q. s.</altname> in pharmacy.</cd> -- <col><b>||Quantum valebat</b></col> <pr>(<?/)</pr> <ety>[L., as much at it was worth]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld>, <cd>a count in an action to recover of the defendant, for goods sold, as much as they were worth.</cd> <rj><au>Blackstone.</au></rj></cs><br/
+<p><cs><col><b>\'d8Quantum meruit</b></col> <pr>(<?/)</pr> <ety>[L., as much as he merited]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld>, <cd>a count in an action grounded on a promise that the defendant would pay to the plaintiff for his service as much as he should deserve.</cd> -- <mcol><col><b>\'d8Quantum sufficit</b></col> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <it>or</it> <col><b>Quantum suff.</b></col></mcol> <ety>[L., as much suffices]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld>, <cd>a sufficient quantity; -- abbreviated <altname>q. s.</altname> in pharmacy.</cd> -- <col><b>\'d8Quantum valebat</b></col> <pr>(<?/)</pr> <ety>[L., as much at it was worth]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld>, <cd>a count in an action to recover of the defendant, for goods sold, as much as they were worth.</cd> <rj><au>Blackstone.</au></rj></cs><br/
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<p><ent>Quap</ent><br/
@@ -1460,7 +1460,7 @@ Did <qex>quarrel</qex> with the noblest grace she owed.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau>
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<p><ent>Quarte</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quarte</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F.]</ety> <def>Same as 2d <er>Carte</er>.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quarte</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F.]</ety> <def>Same as 2d <er>Carte</er>.</def><br/
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<p><ent>Quartene</ent><br/
@@ -1936,7 +1936,7 @@ Though huge as mountains, are in pieces dashed.</q> <rj><qau>Waller.</qau></rj><
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<p><ent>Quattrocento</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quat`tro*cen"to</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n. & a.</pos> <ety>[It., four hundred, used as an abbreviated expression for the dates beginning with fourteen hundred.]</ety> <def>The fifteenth century, when applied to Italian art or literature; <as>as, the sculpture of the <ex>quattrocento</ex>; <ex>quattrocento</ex> style</as>.</def> -- <wordforms><wf>Quat`tro*cen"tist</wf> <pr>(#)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos></wordforms><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quat`tro*cen"to</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n. & a.</pos> <ety>[It., four hundred, used as an abbreviated expression for the dates beginning with fourteen hundred.]</ety> <def>The fifteenth century, when applied to Italian art or literature; <as>as, the sculpture of the <ex>quattrocento</ex>; <ex>quattrocento</ex> style</as>.</def> -- <wordforms><wf>Quat`tro*cen"tist</wf> <pr>(#)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos></wordforms><br/
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<p><ent>Quatuor</ent><br/
@@ -2052,7 +2052,7 @@ Though huge as mountains, are in pieces dashed.</q> <rj><qau>Waller.</qau></rj><
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<p><ent>Quebracho</ent><br/
-||<hw>Que*bra"cho</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A Chilian apocynaceous tree (<spn>Aspidosperma Quebracho</spn>); also, its bark, which is used as a febrifuge, and for dyspn<oe/a of the lung, or bronchial diseases; -- called also <altname>white quebracho</altname>, to distinguish it from the <xex>red quebracho</xex>, a Mexican anacardiaceous tree (<spn>Loxopterygium Lorentzii</spn>) whose bark is said to have similar properties.</def> <rj><au>J. Smith (Dict. Econ. Plants).</au></rj><br/
+\'d8<hw>Que*bra"cho</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A Chilian apocynaceous tree (<spn>Aspidosperma Quebracho</spn>); also, its bark, which is used as a febrifuge, and for dyspn<oe/a of the lung, or bronchial diseases; -- called also <altname>white quebracho</altname>, to distinguish it from the <xex>red quebracho</xex>, a Mexican anacardiaceous tree (<spn>Loxopterygium Lorentzii</spn>) whose bark is said to have similar properties.</def> <rj><au>J. Smith (Dict. Econ. Plants).</au></rj><br/
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<p><ent>Quebrith</ent><br/
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<p><ent>Quelquechose</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quelque"chose`</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>quelque chose</ets> something.]</ety> <def>A trifle; a kickshaw.</def> <rj><au>Donne.</au></rj><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quelque"chose`</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>quelque chose</ets> something.]</ety> <def>A trifle; a kickshaw.</def> <rj><au>Donne.</au></rj><br/
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<p><ent>Queme</ent><br/
@@ -2357,7 +2357,7 @@ She will not <qex>quench</qex>!</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
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<p><ent>Quercus</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quer"cus</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., an oak.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A genus of trees constituted by the oak. See <er>Oak</er>.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quer"cus</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., an oak.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A genus of trees constituted by the oak. See <er>Oak</er>.</def><br/
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<p><ent>Querele</ent><br/
@@ -3047,7 +3047,7 @@ With fiery <qex>quickness</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
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<p><ent>Quidam</ent><br/
-||<hw>Qui"dam</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L.]</ety> <def>Somebody; one unknown.</def> <rj><au>Spenser.</au></rj><br/
+\'d8<hw>Qui"dam</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L.]</ety> <def>Somebody; one unknown.</def> <rj><au>Spenser.</au></rj><br/
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<p><ent>Quiddany</ent><br/
@@ -3422,7 +3422,7 @@ With a bare bodkin.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
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<p><ent>Quindecemvir</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quin`de*cem"vir</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> E. <plw>Quindecemvirs</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>, L. <plw>Quindecemviri</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., from <ets>quindecim</ets> fifteen + <ets>vir</ets> a man.]</ety> <fld>(Rom. Antiq.)</fld> <def>One of a sacerdotal college of fifteen men whose chief duty was to take care of the Sibylline books.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quin`de*cem"vir</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> E. <plw>Quindecemvirs</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>, L. <plw>Quindecemviri</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., from <ets>quindecim</ets> fifteen + <ets>vir</ets> a man.]</ety> <fld>(Rom. Antiq.)</fld> <def>One of a sacerdotal college of fifteen men whose chief duty was to take care of the Sibylline books.</def><br/
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<p><ent>Quindecemvirate</ent><br/
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<p><ent>Quinia</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quin"i*a</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL.]</ety> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>Quinine.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quin"i*a</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL.]</ety> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>Quinine.</def><br/
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<p><ent>Quinible</ent><br/
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<p><ent>Quinoa</ent><br/
-||<hw>Qui*no"a</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>The seeds of a kind of goosewort (<spn>Chenopodium Quinoa</spn>), used in Chili and Peru for making porridge or cakes; also, food thus made.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Qui*no"a</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>The seeds of a kind of goosewort (<spn>Chenopodium Quinoa</spn>), used in Chili and Peru for making porridge or cakes; also, food thus made.</def><br/
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<p><ent>Quinogen</ent><br/
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<p><ent>Quinquennalia</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quin`quen*na"li*a</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[L., fr. <ets>quinquennalis</ets>. See <er>Ouinquennial</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Rom. Antiq.)</fld> <def>Public games celebrated every five years.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quin`quen*na"li*a</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[L., fr. <ets>quinquennalis</ets>. See <er>Ouinquennial</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Rom. Antiq.)</fld> <def>Public games celebrated every five years.</def><br/
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<p><ent>Quinquennial</ent><br/
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<p><ent>Quinquevir</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quin"que*vir</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu>pl; E. <plw>Quinquevirs</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>, L. <plw>Quinqueviri</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., fr. <ets>quinque</ets> Five + <ets>vir</ets> man.]</ety> <fld>(Bot. Antiq.)</fld> <def>One of five commissioners appointed for some special object.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quin"que*vir</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu>pl; E. <plw>Quinquevirs</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>, L. <plw>Quinqueviri</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., fr. <ets>quinque</ets> Five + <ets>vir</ets> man.]</ety> <fld>(Bot. Antiq.)</fld> <def>One of five commissioners appointed for some special object.</def><br/
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<p><ent>Quinquina</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quin*qui"na</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL. & F. See <er>Quinine</er>.]</ety> <def>Peruvian bark.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quin*qui"na</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL. & F. See <er>Quinine</er>.]</ety> <def>Peruvian bark.</def><br/
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<p><ent>Quinquivalent</ent><br/
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<p><ent>Quipu</ent><br/
-||<hw>Qui"pu</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Quipus</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[Peruv. <ets>quipu</ets> a knot.]</ety> <def>A contrivance employed by the ancient Peruvians, Mexicans, etc., as a substitute for writing and figures, consisting of a main cord, from which hung at certain distances smaller cords of various colors, each having a special meaning, as silver, gold, corn, soldiers. etc. Single, double, and triple knots were tied in the smaller cords, representing definite numbers. It was chiefly used for arithmetical purposes, and to register important facts and events.</def> <altsp>[Written also <asp>quipo</asp>.]</altsp> <au>Tylor.</au><br/
+\'d8<hw>Qui"pu</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Quipus</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[Peruv. <ets>quipu</ets> a knot.]</ety> <def>A contrivance employed by the ancient Peruvians, Mexicans, etc., as a substitute for writing and figures, consisting of a main cord, from which hung at certain distances smaller cords of various colors, each having a special meaning, as silver, gold, corn, soldiers. etc. Single, double, and triple knots were tied in the smaller cords, representing definite numbers. It was chiefly used for arithmetical purposes, and to register important facts and events.</def> <altsp>[Written also <asp>quipo</asp>.]</altsp> <au>Tylor.</au><br/
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<p><q>The mysterious science of the <qex>quipus</qex> . . . supplied the Peruvians with the means of communicating their ideas to one another, and of transmitting them to future generations.</q> <rj><qau>Prescott.</qau></rj><br/
@@ -3873,7 +3873,7 @@ But all his merry <qex>quips</qex> are o'er.</q> <rj><qau>Tennyson.</qau></rj><b
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<p><ent>Quirites</ent><br/
-||<hw>Qui*ri"tes</hw> <pr>(kw<icr/*r<imac/"t<emac/z)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[L., fr. <ets>Cures</ets>, a Sabine town.]</ety> <fld>(Rom. Antiq.)</fld> <def>Roman citizens.</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Qui*ri"tes</hw> <pr>(kw<icr/*r<imac/"t<emac/z)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[L., fr. <ets>Cures</ets>, a Sabine town.]</ety> <fld>(Rom. Antiq.)</fld> <def>Roman citizens.</def><br/
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<p><note><hand/ After the Sabines and Romans had united themselves into one community, under Romulus, the name of <xex>Quirites</xex> was taken in addition to that of <xex>Romani</xex>, the Romans calling themselves in a civil capacity <xex>Quirites</xex>, while in a political and military capacity they retained the name of <xex>Romani</xex>.</note> <rj><au>Andrews.</au></rj><br/
@@ -4156,7 +4156,7 @@ And <qex>quiver</qex>, with three-bolted thunder stored.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</q
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<p><ent>Qui vive</ent><br/
-||<hw>Qui` vive"</hw> <pr>(k<esl/` v<esl/v")</pr>. <ety>[F., fr. <ets>qui</ets> who + <ets>vive</ets>, pres. subj. of <ets>vivre</ets> to live.]</ety> <def>The challenge of a French sentinel, or patrol; -- used like the English challenge: <ldquo/Who comes there?<rdquo/</def><br/
+\'d8<hw>Qui` vive"</hw> <pr>(k<esl/` v<esl/v")</pr>. <ety>[F., fr. <ets>qui</ets> who + <ets>vive</ets>, pres. subj. of <ets>vivre</ets> to live.]</ety> <def>The challenge of a French sentinel, or patrol; -- used like the English challenge: <ldquo/Who comes there?<rdquo/</def><br/
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<p><cs><col><b>To be on the qui vive</b></col>, <cd>to be on guard; to be watchful and alert, like a sentinel.</cd></cs><br/
@@ -4255,7 +4255,7 @@ And <qex>quiver</qex>, with three-bolted thunder stored.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</q
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<p><ent>Quodlibet</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quod"li*bet</hw> <pr>(kw<ocr/d"l<icr/*b<ecr/t)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., what you please.]</ety><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quod"li*bet</hw> <pr>(kw<ocr/d"l<icr/*b<ecr/t)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., what you please.]</ety><br/
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<p><sn>1.</sn> <def>A nice point; a subtilty; a debatable point.</def><br/
@@ -4460,7 +4460,7 @@ With mended morals, <qex>quotha</qex>, -- fine new lives !</q> <rj><qau>Mrs. Bro
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<p><ent>Quo warranto</ent><br/
-||<hw>Quo` war*ran"to</hw> <pr>(kw<omac/` w<ocr/r*r<acr/n"t<osl/)</pr>. <ety>[So called from the Law L. words <ets>quo warranto</ets> (by what authority), in the original Latin form of the writ. See <er>Which</er>, and <er>Warrant</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld> <def>A writ brought before a proper tribunal, to inquire by what warrant a person or a corporation acts, or exercises certain powers.</def> <rj><au>Blackstone.</au></rj><br/
+\'d8<hw>Quo` war*ran"to</hw> <pr>(kw<omac/` w<ocr/r*r<acr/n"t<osl/)</pr>. <ety>[So called from the Law L. words <ets>quo warranto</ets> (by what authority), in the original Latin form of the writ. See <er>Which</er>, and <er>Warrant</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld> <def>A writ brought before a proper tribunal, to inquire by what warrant a person or a corporation acts, or exercises certain powers.</def> <rj><au>Blackstone.</au></rj><br/
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<p><note><hand/ An information in the nature of a <xex>quo warranto</xex> is now common as a substitute for the writ.

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