quitch

or quitch grass

[ kwich or kwich gras ]
/ kwɪtʃ or ˈkwɪtʃ ˌgræs /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. quisling, vidkun,
  2. quist,
  3. quit,
  4. quit while one's ahead,
  5. quit-rent,
  6. quitch grass,
  7. quitclaim,
  8. quitclaim deed,
  9. quite,
  10. quite a bit

Origin of quitch

before 900; late Middle English quich, Old English cwice; cognate with Dutch kweek, Norwegian kvike; akin to quick (adj.)

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Examples from the Web for quitch

  • "They say he's totally ruined," said Mr. Langorel the surgeon, to Mr. Quitch the lawyer.

    Trevethlan: (Vol 2 of 3)|William Davy Watson