/ (kwɪtʃ) /
another name for couch grass Sometimes shortened to: quitch
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Word Origin for quitch grass
Old English cwice; perhaps related to cwicu living, quick (with the implication that the grass cannot be killed); compare Dutch kweek, Norwegian kvike, German Queckengras
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