Definition of Squinzey

1. n. See Quinsy.



Definition of Squinzey

1. Noun. (obsolete form of quinsy) ¹

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Medical Definition of Squinzey

1. An inflammation of the throat, or parts adjacent, especially of the fauces or tonsils, attended by considerable swelling, painful and impeded deglutition, and accompanied by inflammatory fever. It sometimes creates danger of suffocation. Synonym: squinancy, and squinzey. Origin: Contr. Fr. Squinancy, F. Esquinancie, L. Cynanche a sort of sore throat, Gr. Sore throat, dog quinsy, fr. Dog + to choke; cf. Also L. Synanche sore throat, Gr. Cf. Hound, Anger, and Cynanche. (10 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squinzey

squint like a bag of nails
squinted
squinter
squinters
squintest
squintier
squintiest
squintifego
squinting
squinting eye
squintingly
squints
squinty
squiny
squinying
squinzey (current term)
squinzeys
squirage
squirages
squiralties
squiralty
squirarch
squirarchies
squirarchs
squirarchy
squircle
squircles
squire
squirearchal
squirearchies

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