QP


Chess.

queen's pawn.

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Definition for QP (2 of 2)

q.p.

or q. pl.


(in prescriptions) as much as you please.

Origin of q.p.

From Latin quantum placet
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British Dictionary definitions for QP

QP
/ chess /

symbol for

queen's pawn
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