Definition of Quiblin

1. a quibble [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quiblin

qugate
qugates
qui tam
qui tams
qui vive
quiaquia
quib
quibble
quibbled
quibbler
quibblers
quibbles
quibbling
quibblingly
quibbly
quiblin (current term)
quiblins
quibs
quica
quice
quich
quiche-eater
quiche Lorraine
quiche lorraine
quiched
quichelike
quiches
quiches lorraines
quiching
quick

Literary usage of Quiblin

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1. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"Eastward Ho, iii. (1 or 2) (Security) ; B. Jonson, Tale of a Tub, iv. 1 (end) ; 'A quirk or a quiblin ', id., Barth. Fair, i. ..."

2. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"When a quirk or a quiblin does 'scape thee, and thou dost not watch and apprehend it, and bring it afore the constable of conceit, ... let them carry thee ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1870)
"Mr. Punch is (in one respect only) like unto a personage in a play by BEN JONSON. " When a quirk or quiblin does 'scape thee, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"quiblin. An attempt to deceive. QUICE. A wood-pigeon. Glouc. QUICHE. To move. QUICK. (1) Alive; living. In thilke time men hem tok With ..."

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