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quintal a unit of weight equal to one hundred kilograms or 220.462 pounds. [2 definitions]
quintar variant of qintar.
quintessence that which most perfectly describes or typifies something; essence. [3 definitions]
quintet five musicians or singers who perform together as a group. [3 definitions]
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. [8 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.