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quintillion the number represented by the Arabic numeral 1018. [2 definitions]
quintuple consisting of or divided into five parts. [4 definitions]
quintuplet one of five children born to a mother from a single pregnancy. [2 definitions]
quintuplicate a collection of five things that are exactly alike (usu. prec. by in). [5 definitions]
quip a short, humorous, clever, and often sarcastic utterance. [2 definitions]
quipu a device that consists of colored and knotted cords, used by the ancient Peruvians to keep accounts, record events, and the like.
quire twenty-four or twenty-five identical sheets of paper; twentieth part of a ream. [2 definitions]
quirk an odd personal trait; idiosyncrasy. [3 definitions]
quirky characterized by oddities or peculiarities.
quirt a short whip used by a rider to make a mount go faster. [2 definitions]
quisling a citizen of a political unit who collaborates with an invading force, esp. one who exercises political power on behalf of a foreign conqueror.
quit to resign; give up; decline to take further part in. [7 definitions]
quitch see couch grass.
quitclaim the transfer of one's interest, right, or title, as to a piece of property, without a guarantee that the title is good or that there are no debts attached to the property. [2 definitions]
quite to the greatest extent; completely; entirely. [3 definitions]
quite a few a rather large number of people or things.
Quito the capital of Ecuador.
quitrent rent paid by a feudal freeholder in the place of services otherwise required.
quits having no grounds for hostility, dissatisfaction, or a further claim, as the result of a repayment or equitable settlement.
quittance a freeing from something owed, such as a duty, debt, or punishment. [3 definitions]
quitter someone who habitually gives up or admits defeat, esp. when faced by difficulties or danger.