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quiver2 a case designed to hold and transport arrows, often strapped to the back or waist. [2 definitions]
qui vive (French) who goes there?
quixotic absurdly and impractically gallant or idealistic.
quiz to question so as to test students' learning, esp. informally and without prior notification. [4 definitions]
quiz program a radio or television program in which people compete for prizes by answering questions; quiz show.
quizzical expressing doubt, confusion, or questioning; puzzled. [3 definitions]
quodlibet a formal debate or argument, as on a theological or philosophical problem. [2 definitions]
quoin a corner of an outside wall. [4 definitions]
quoit (pl., used with a sing. verb) a game in which players try to toss metal or rope rings over or near a distant short metal stake. [2 definitions]
quondam having been in the past; former.
Quonset hut trademark for a prebuilt shelter of corrugated metal, having the shape of a halved cylinder standing on its flat side, sometimes used for storage.
quorum the number of members that an organization's rules require to attend a meeting in order for voting or other business to take place.
quota the part or share of something that is to be distributed to, that maximally can be distributed to, or that habitually is consumed by, an individual or group. [3 definitions]
quotable capable of being quoted or readily quoted. [2 definitions]
quotation the act of quoting. [4 definitions]
quotation mark either of a pair of double punctuation marks (" ") used to enclose a quotation, or either of a pair of single punctuation marks (' ') used to enclose a quotation within a quotation.
quote to repeat exact words or information from. [7 definitions]
quotidian happening every day or once a day. [2 definitions]
quotient that number which is obtained as the result of an arithmetic division.
quo warranto in law, a proceeding intended to determine the legality or legitimacy of one's exercise of certain powers or one's right to a certain franchise.
qurush an intermediate monetary unit of Saudi Arabia, equaling five halalah. (Cf. riyal.)