Queest
Queest Queest, n. [Cf. Icel. kvisa a kind of bird, kvistr a branch of a tree, and E. cushat.] (Zo["o]l.) The European ringdove ({Columba palumbus}); the cushat. [Written also {quist}, {queeze}, {quice}, {queece}.] See {Ringdove}. [1913 Webster]

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  • queest — n. Cushat, ring dove, European wood pigeon (Columba palumbus) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • queest — ˈkwēst noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English quyshte, quyste, from Old English cūscote, cūcsceote : ringdove …   Useful english dictionary

  • wood|queest — or wood|quist «WUD KWEEST», noun. British Dialect. the wood pigeon or ringdove; queest …   Useful english dictionary

  • wood-queest — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun or wood quest ˈ ̷ ̷ˌkwest dialect England : ringdove …   Useful english dictionary

  • Columba palumbus — Queest Queest, n. [Cf. Icel. kvisa a kind of bird, kvistr a branch of a tree, and E. cushat.] (Zo[ o]l.) The European ringdove ({Columba palumbus}); the cushat. [Written also {quist}, {queeze}, {quice}, {queece}.] See {Ringdove}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • queece — Queest Queest, n. [Cf. Icel. kvisa a kind of bird, kvistr a branch of a tree, and E. cushat.] (Zo[ o]l.) The European ringdove ({Columba palumbus}); the cushat. [Written also {quist}, {queeze}, {quice}, {queece}.] See {Ringdove}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • queeze — Queest Queest, n. [Cf. Icel. kvisa a kind of bird, kvistr a branch of a tree, and E. cushat.] (Zo[ o]l.) The European ringdove ({Columba palumbus}); the cushat. [Written also {quist}, {queeze}, {quice}, {queece}.] See {Ringdove}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quice — Queest Queest, n. [Cf. Icel. kvisa a kind of bird, kvistr a branch of a tree, and E. cushat.] (Zo[ o]l.) The European ringdove ({Columba palumbus}); the cushat. [Written also {quist}, {queeze}, {quice}, {queece}.] See {Ringdove}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quist — Queest Queest, n. [Cf. Icel. kvisa a kind of bird, kvistr a branch of a tree, and E. cushat.] (Zo[ o]l.) The European ringdove ({Columba palumbus}); the cushat. [Written also {quist}, {queeze}, {quice}, {queece}.] See {Ringdove}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wood|quist — wood|queest or wood|quist «WUD KWEEST», noun. British Dialect. the wood pigeon or ringdove; queest …   Useful english dictionary

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