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  1. queen's knight.
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  1. (in prescriptions) every night.
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Origin of q.n.

From the Latin word quoque nocte
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Historical Examples

  • He is ordainit to labour it, and promist to do so efter Whitsonday, qn it was for faching.

    The Mysteries of All Nations

    James Grant

  • If we divide Pn by Qn, we shall find a series agreeing with the known series for tan x, as far as n terms.

British Dictionary definitions for qn


abbreviation for (in prescriptions)
  1. quaque nocte
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Word Origin

Latin: every night


symbol for
  1. queen's knight
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