Quish
Quish \Quish\ (kw[i^]sh), n. See {Cuish}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Quish — est le fils d Abiel de la tribu de Benjamin et du clan de Matri. C est un homme fort et vaillant qui est un grand possesseur d ânesses. Il envoie Saül, le plus grand et le plus beau de ses fils, chercher ses ânesses égarées, mais Quish ne les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • quish — cli·quish; re·lin·quish; re·lin·quish·ment; un·van·quish·able; van·quish·able; van·quish·er; van·quish·ment; vin·quish; van·quish; …   English syllables

  • quish — Cuish Cuish (kw?s), n. [F. cuisse thigh, fr. L. coxa hip: cf. F. cuissard, OF, cuissot, armor for the thigh, cuish. Cf. {Hough}.] Defensive armor for the thighs. [ Written also {cuisse}, and {quish}.] [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • cli´quish|ness — cli|quish «KLEE kihsh, KLIHK ihsh», adjective. 1. like a clique: »At the start visitors would drop in, but the gathering was as cliquish as the Mafia and they would soon duck out (Alistair Cooke). 2. tending to form a clique. –cli´quish|ly,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cli´quish|ly — cli|quish «KLEE kihsh, KLIHK ihsh», adjective. 1. like a clique: »At the start visitors would drop in, but the gathering was as cliquish as the Mafia and they would soon duck out (Alistair Cooke). 2. tending to form a clique. –cli´quish|ly,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cli|quish — «KLEE kihsh, KLIHK ihsh», adjective. 1. like a clique: »At the start visitors would drop in, but the gathering was as cliquish as the Mafia and they would soon duck out (Alistair Cooke). 2. tending to form a clique. –cli´quish|ly, adverb.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|lin´quish|er — re|lin|quish «rih LIHNG kwihsh», transitive verb. 1. to give up; let go; release: »The small dog relinquished his bone to the big dog. 2. to abandon: »She has relinquished all hope of going to Europe this year. 3. to renounce; resign: »to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|lin|quish — «rih LIHNG kwihsh», transitive verb. 1. to give up; let go; release: »The small dog relinquished his bone to the big dog. 2. to abandon: »She has relinquished all hope of going to Europe this year. 3. to renounce; resign: »to relinquish a throne …   Useful english dictionary

  • van´quish|er — van|quish «VANG kwihsh, VAN », transitive verb. 1. a) to conquer, defeat, or overcome in battle or conflict. SYNONYM(S): See syn. under defeat. (Cf. ↑defeat) b) to overcome or subdue (a person) by other than physical means: »though vanquished, he …   Useful english dictionary

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