Shakespeare Glossary: Q
QUAIL: to faint, be languid, be afraid.
QUAINT: curiously beautiful.
QUAKE: to cause to quake or tremble.
QUALIFY: to moderate.
QUALITY: those of the same nature.
QUARREL: a suit, cause.
QUARRY: game, a heap of game.
QUART D'ECU: a quarter crown.
QUARTER: the post allotted to a soldier.
QUAT: a pimple; used in contempt of a person.
QUEASY: squeamish, unsettled.
QUENCH: to grow cool.
QUERN: a hand-mill.
QUEST: enquiry, search, inquest, jury.
QUESTRIST: one who goes in search of another.
QUICK: living, alive; running; hasty.
QUICKEN: to come to life.
QUIDDIT: a subtle question.
QUILLET: quidebet, a subtle case in law.
QUINTAIN: a post for tilting at.
QUIP: sharp jest, a taunt.
QUIRE: to sing in concert.
QUIT: to requite, respond.
QUIT: past tense of the verb to quit, quitted.
QUOTE: to note.