Definition of Quidnuncs

1. Noun. (plural of quidnunc) ¹



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Definition of Quidnuncs

1. quidnunc [n] - See also: quidnunc

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quidnuncs

quiddit
quidditative
quiddities
quiddits
quiddity
quiddle
quiddled
quiddler
quiddlers
quiddles
quiddling
quidlet
quidlets
quidnunc
quidnuncery
quidnuncs (current term)
quids
quids in
quiesce
quiesced
quiescence
quiescences
quiescency
quiescent
quiescent stem cell
quiescently
quiesces
quiescin
quiescing
quiesence

Literary usage of Quidnuncs

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1. A Concordance to the Works of Alexander Popeby Edwin Abbott by Edwin Abbott (1875)
"... club of quidnuncs, or her own GD i. 270 Have you лае s fen, at G.'s narrow pass S. vi. 104 Guilt. Pomps without g. of bloodless swords and mares D. \. ..."

2. Journal of a Tour Through the United States, and in Canada, Made During the by Charles Daubeny, Daubeny, Charles, 1795-1867 (1843)
"... which, they told me afterwards, was regarded by the quidnuncs of Washington, as portending something important, either for good or for evil, ..."

3. The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of the Most by Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott (1815)
"O! deny not so humble a suit— Let your servant, dear friend, send me back QUERIES FOR quidnuncs. [From the same, July 16.] ' THE MATRIMONIAL DISAPPOINTMENT. ..."

4. The Projector: A Collection of Essay, in the Manner of the Spectator by Alexander Chalmers (1817)
"There is one class of quidnuncs to whom the substitutes now mentioned would be *»f no use. I mean to the Croakers, who are never happy unless completely ..."

5. The Complete Poetical Works of Theodore Tilton in One Volume: With a Preface by Theodore Tilton (1897)
"A QUERY FOR quidnuncs: Is the Earth a Real World, or is it only a Phantasm ? THE scene of the following poem is in the western part of Syria—amon!i the ..."

6. Notes Abroad and Rhapsodies at Home by William Rae Wilson (1837)
"RHAPSODY ON quidnuncs. CARLS- RUHE. WE were recommended, before proceeding further on our journey, to visit the valley of Gernsbach, — that being, it seems, ..."

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