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noun (pl) quists, quist
(West Midland & Southwest English, dialect) a wood pigeon
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of obscure origin
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  • After that, you and quist stay in this cabin with the door locked until the ship has set down.

    The Star Hyacinths James H. Schmitz
  • quist showed in the lock, dumped two portable shelters to the ground, came scrambling nimbly down the ramp.

    The Star Hyacinths James H. Schmitz

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