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quick one, a

An alcoholic drink to be consumed rapidly, as in We have time for a quick one before we board the plane. [c. 1920]

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quick kick, quick march, quick off the mark, quick on the draw, quick on the uptake, quick one, a, quick response, quick study, quick time, quick trick, quick's test
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