Querken
Querken \Querk"en\, v. t. [Icel. kverk throat. ?.] To stifle or choke. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

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  • querken — kən transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English querkenen; akin to Old Frisian querka, quertza to choke, Middle Low German querken, Old Norse kyrkja, kvirkja; denominatives from the root of Old Norse kverk throat more at gorge dialect …   Useful english dictionary

  • querken — querk·en …   English syllables

  • querken —  to choke. Derb …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • Quackle — Quac kle, v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. {Quackled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quackling}.] [Cf.{Querken}.] To suffocate; to choke. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quackled — Quackle Quac kle, v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. {Quackled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quackling}.] [Cf.{Querken}.] To suffocate; to choke. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quackling — Quackle Quac kle, v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. {Quackled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quackling}.] [Cf.{Querken}.] To suffocate; to choke. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Keil [1] — Keil, ein dreiseitiges Prisma a bc (Fig. 1), das mit einer Kante c (Schneide, Schärfe) zwischen zwei Körper A und B dringt, um diese vermittelst einer auf dem Rücken ab (Kopf) zur Wirkung kommenden Kraft K voneinander zu entfernen. Fig. 1. Keil.… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • quarken — variant of querken, to choke …   Useful english dictionary

  • quirken — variant of querken, to choke …   Useful english dictionary

  • quocken — dial. var. querken …   Useful english dictionary

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