Quackeries
Quackery Quack"er*y, n.; pl. {Quackeries}. The acts, arts, or boastful pretensions of a quack; false pretensions to any art; empiricism. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • quackeries — quack·er·y || kwækÉ™rɪ n. fraudulence, charlatanism; dishonesty, deceit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Quackery — Quack er*y, n.; pl. {Quackeries}. The acts, arts, or boastful pretensions of a quack; false pretensions to any art; empiricism. Carlyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • quackery — /kwak euh ree/, n., pl. quackeries. 1. the practice or methods of a quack. 2. an instance of this. [1700 10; QUACK2 + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • quackery — /ˈkwækəri/ (say kwakuhree) noun (plural quackeries) 1. the practice or methods of a quack. 2. an instance of this. {quack2 + ery} …   Australian English dictionary

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