Quab
Quab \Quab\, v. i. See {Quob}, v. i. [1913 Webster]

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  • Quab — Quab, n. [Cf. D. kwab eelpout, Dan. quabbe, G. quabbe, quappe, LG. quabbe a fat lump of flesh, and L. capito a kind of fish with a large head, fr. caput the head, also E. squab.] An unfledged bird; hence, something immature or unfinished. Ford.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quab — (n.) sea slug, 1610s, from M.Du. or M.L.G. quabbe (Du. kwab) …   Etymology dictionary

  • quab — Quob Quob (kw[o^]b), v. i. [Cf. {Quaver}.] [Written also {quop} and {quab}.] To throb; to quiver. [Local & Vulgar] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • 3-Chlor-2-hydroxypropyl-N,N,N-trimethylammoniumchlorid — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name 3 Chlor 2 hydroxypropyl N,N,N trimethylammoniumchl …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Quappe, die — Die Quappe, plur. die n, der Niederdeutsche Nahme eines Fisches in süßen Wassern, welcher im Hochdeutschen Aalraupe, im Oberdeutschen aber Ruppe genannt wird; Gadus Lota L. S. Aalraupe. Holländ. Quab. Engl. Quab. Er hat den Nahmen wegen seines… …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • Quob — (kw[o^]b), v. i. [Cf. {Quaver}.] [Written also {quop} and {quab}.] To throb; to quiver. [Local & Vulgar] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quop — Quob Quob (kw[o^]b), v. i. [Cf. {Quaver}.] [Written also {quop} and {quab}.] To throb; to quiver. [Local & Vulgar] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squab — (skw[o^]b), a. [Cf. dial. Sw. sqvabb a soft and fat body, sqvabba a fat woman, Icel. kvap jelly, jellylike things, and E. quab.] 1. Fat; thick; plump; bulky. [1913 Webster] Nor the squab daughter nor the wife were nice. Betterton. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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