QUIZ YOURSELF ON PARENTHESES AND BRACKETS APLENTY!
Set some time apart to test your bracket symbol knowledge, and see if you can keep your parentheses, squares, curlies, and angles all straight!
Question 1 of 7
Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
First appeared in 1555, and is related to the French word “raquette” for a netted bat.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Definition for QM (2 of 2)
(in prescriptions) every morning.
Origin of q.m.
From Latin quoque matutino
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Example sentences from the Web for QM
Lapis magnetes filis e vtute sadenego: & aiunt qm si teneatr in manu mitigat q sunt in pedibs ipis dolores ac spasmū.On the magnet, magnetick bodies also, and on the great magnet the earth|William Gilbert of Colchester
Qm is one of the positions in a Namz and is here used by synecdoche for it.The Faith of Islam|Edward Sell
British Dictionary definitions for QM (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for QM (2 of 2)
abbreviation for (in prescriptions)
Word Origin for q.m.
Latin: every morning
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