Definition of Quickens

1. n. Quitch grass.



Definition of Quickens

1. Verb. (third-person singular of quicken) ¹

2. Noun. (archaic) A weed, quitch. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quickens

1. quicken [v] - See also: quicken

Medical Definition of Quickens

1. Quitch grass. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quickens

quickbeams
quickbread
quickbreads
quickdraw
quickdraws
quicken
quicken tree
quickened
quickener
quickeners
quickenest
quickeneth
quickening
quickeningly
quickenings
quickens (current term)
quicker
quickest
quickfire
quickfrozen
quickhatch
quickhatches
quickies
quicklier
quicklime
quicklimed
quicklimes
quickliming
quickly

Literary usage of Quickens

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1893)
"In curve I the attention is directed downwards, which quickens, though probably not considerably, the natural tendency for the hand to fall; in curve II the ..."

2. The ├ćneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"Through spacious fields of air, they wander free, Witnessing all; Anchises guides his son From point to point, and-quickens in his mind Hunger for future ..."

3. Christian Missions and Social Progress: A Sociological Study of Foreign Missions by James Shepard Dennis (1899)
"... The same story of softened Christianity quickens . . . , , ... , . . . hearts and compassionate ministrations can be traced to-day wherever Christianity ..."

4. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1868)
"Notwithstanding their large gill-openings, they live long out of water. COUCH GRASS (Triticum repens), also called Wheat Grass, Dog Grass, quickens, ..."

5. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1876)
"body nor the mind should be kept to the same food; variety not only gratifies the taste but quickens the appetite. ..."

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