- variant of quino- before a vowel.
Examples from the Web for quin
Historical Examples of quin
"You'll have Kitty Dwyer to call upon you the moment she hears you 're come," said Quin.Sir Jasper Carew
Charles James Lever
Quin, doubled up like a jack-knife beside her, was drunk with ecstasy.
But Quin had no intention of going until he had spoken a word in his own behalf.
"Oh, I just want to say good-by," Quin threw off with a great show of indifference.
Quin, from his place at the edge of the crowd, saw a dozen men surround three.
- British short for quintuplet (def. 2) US and Canadian word: quint
1935, short for quintuplet, one of five.