Quinible Quin"i*ble, n. [L. quini five each.] (Mus.) An interval of a fifth; also, a part sung with such intervals. [Obs.] ``He sang . . . a loud quynyble.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • quinible — noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin quini five each, five + Middle English ible (as in trible treble) more at treble 1. obsolete : a musical descant in fifths …   Useful english dictionary

  • quy- — † quy a common ME. variant of qui . Examples (exclusive of mere doublets of forms already given under qui ) are quyach queyock, quyc(c)he quetch, quye quey, quylet quelet, quyn whin, quynce quinsy, quyndesyn, dezim quindecim, quyner coiner,… …   Useful english dictionary

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