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quitch

or quitch grass

[kwich or kwich gras] /kwɪtʃ or ˈkwɪtʃ ˌgræs/
noun
Origin of quitch
late Middle English
900
before 900; late Middle English quich, Old English cwice; cognate with Dutch kweek, Norwegian kvike; akin to quick (adj.)
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  • "They say he's totally ruined," said Mr. Langorel the surgeon, to Mr. quitch the lawyer.

    Trevethlan: (Vol 2 of 3) William Davy Watson

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