Queint
Queint \Queint\, a. See {Quaint}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Queint — Queint, obs. imp. & p. p. of {Quench}. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • queint — queint1 /kwānt/ (Spenser) adjective same as ↑quaint queint2 /kwānt/ (obsolete) pap of ↑quench * * * queint obs. f. quaint a.; obs. pa. pple. of quench; var. quent v …   Useful english dictionary

  • wheint —  queint, fine; a wheint lad, a fine lad; used ironically. Chesh. Var. Dial. Also cunning, subtle …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • Quaint — Quaint, a. [OE. queint, queynte, coint, prudent, wise, cunning, pretty, odd, OF. cointe cultivated, amiable, agreeable, neat, fr. L. cognitus known, p. p. of cognoscere to know; con + noscere (for gnoscere) to know. See {Know}, and cf. {Acquaint} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Queintise — Queint ise, n. See {Quaintise}. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quaint — 1. adjective /kweɪnt/ a) Strange or odd; unusual. But you, my Lord, were glad to be imployd, / To shew how queint an Orator you are. b) Pleasingly unusual; especially, having old fashioned charm …   Wiktionary

  • Blut — 1. Angeboren Blut queint, wenn s gleich nur ein Tröpflein wäre. – Henisch, 437; Petri, II. D.h. Blutsfreunde treten ans Herz. 2. Blut arm, gut Edl; gut arm Blut Edl. – Sutor, 240. Lat.: Nobilis est ille, quem nobilitant bene villae. 3. Blut… …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

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