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quitch

or quitch grass

[kwich or kwich gras]
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noun
  1. couch grass.

Origin of quitch

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