Quinch

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Quinch To stir; to wince.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • quinch To move; stir; wince; flounce.
    • quinch To make a noise.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Quinch kwinsh (Spens.) Same as Quitch
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. OD. quincken, to quiver, shake, Fries. quink, hovering. Cf. Quich

Usage

In literature:

Well, whether or no, thank God we have the fire quinched!
"Some Experiences of an Irish R.M." by E. OE. Somerville
Try dem quinches dis time.
"Tripping with the Tucker Twins" by Nell Speed
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