/ (kwɪst) /
noun plural quists or quist
West Midland and Southwest English dialect a wood pigeon
- quis custodiet ipsos custodes?,
- quis separabit?,
- quisling, vidkun,
- quit while one's ahead,
- quitch grass
Word Origin for quist
of obscure origin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Examples from the Web for quist
Quist showed in the lock, dumped two portable shelters to the ground, came scrambling nimbly down the ramp.
After that, you and Quist stay in this cabin with the door locked until the ship has set down.