Reverse Dictionary: QUAR – QUD


QUARANTINE – adjectives
– QUARANTINABLE subject or liable to quarantine …1894
– SICK of a ship: in quarantine on suspicion of infectious disease …20C nautical colloq.
quarantine – nouns 
– LAZARET a building, sometimes a ship, set apart for the performance of quarantine …1721
– LAZARETTO a building, sometimes a ship, set apart for the performance of quarantine …1605
– QUARANTAIN † a period (orig. of forty days) during which persons who night serve to spread a contagious disease are kept isolated from the rest of the community; quarantine …1669
– QUARTER-TIME quarantine …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
QUARREL, QUARRELLING, QUARRELSOME – adjectives
– ALL HAIR BY THE NOSE angry, quarrelsome, touchy …1924 Amer. dial.
– ALL HAIR IN THE NOSE angry, quarrelsome, touchy …1924 Amer. dial.
– ARGOL-BARGOLOUS quarrelsome, contentious about trifles …1822 Sc.
– BANGIE irritable, quarrelsome, pettish …Bk1898 Sc.
– BANGSOME quarrelsome …1805 Sc.
– BARRATOUS † contentious, quarrelsome …1430
– BATEFUL † full of strife, quarrelsome, contentious …a1588
– BATTLESOME given to fighting, quarrelsome …1877
– BENSOME quarrelsome …1809 Sc.
– BRABAGIOUS said of a quarrelsome woman; cantankerous …1894 Eng. dial.
– BRABBLESOME quarrelsome …19C Eng. dial.
– BRAFFLESOME quarrelsome …1891 Eng. dial.
– BRIBBLE-BRABBLE † chattering, garrulous; quarrelling …1665
– BRIGOUS † quarrelsome, contentious; pertaining to strife or disagreement, disputable, factious …1387
– CADDLING quarrelsome, disputing …1853 Eng. dial.
– CAFFLING quarrelsome …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CAGGY ill-tempered, ready to quarrel, splenetic …1855 Eng. dial.
– CALLETING scolding, quarrelsome, ill-tempered …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CALLETY scolding, quarrelsome, ill-tempered …1889 Eng. dial.
– CAMSHACKLE angry, cross, quarrelsome …1808 Sc.
– CAMPLING quarrelsome, impertinent; scolding …1880 Eng. dial.
– CAMPLY quarrelsome, impertinent; scolding …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CAMSTAIRY perverse, unmanageable, riotous; given to quarrelling; excitable …1769 Sc.
– CAMSTEERY perverse, unmanageable, riotous; given to quarrelling; excitable …1769 Sc.
– CAMSTERRY perverse, unmanageable, riotous; given to quarrelling; excitable …1769 Sc.
– CAMSTRARIE perverse, unmanageable, riotous; given to quarrelling; excitable …1769 Sc.
– CANGLING quarrelsome, wrangling …1895 Sc.
– CANTANKEROUS showing an ill-natured disposition; ill-conditioned and quarrelsome, perverse, cross-grained …1772
– CARNAPTIOUS irritable, ill-tempered, quarrelsome, fault-finding …1890 Sc. & Irish
– CAT-AND-DOGGISH characterized by quarrelling …1878
– CONCERTATIVE † quarrelsome, contentious …1730
– DABBERIN’ quarrelsome …1866 Sc.
– DEBATEFUL † of persons: full of strife, contentious, quarrelsome …1491
– DEBATOUS †* quarrelsome, contentious …1483
– DISCORDFUL full of discord; quarrelsome, contentious …1596
– DISCORDOUS † full of discord; disagreeing, quarrelsome …1597-8
– DISSENTIOUS given to strife, dissension, or disagreement; discordant, quarrelsome, contentious, factious …1560
– EAR-SORE † irritable, ill-tempered, morose, peevish, quarrelsome; apt to take offense …1594 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– FACTIONARY † taking part in a quarrel or dissension; active as a partisan …1607
– FRAMPOLD † ill-tempered, cross, disagreeable, peevish, fretful, fractious, quarrelsome …1598 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– FRATCH quarrelsome, easily offended, touchy …1882 Eng. dial.
– FRATCHETY peevish, irritable, ill-tempered, cross, quarrelsome …19C Eng. dial.
– HIGHTY-TIGHTY quarrelsome …B1900 sl.
– ILL-FASHIONED ill-mannered, quarrelsome …1871 Sc.
– ILL-GREEIN’ quarrelsome …1903 Sc.
– IMBROGLID †* embroiled;  involved in a quarrel …1670
– JANGLESOME boisterous; noisy; quarrelsome …B1900 Eng. dial.
– JARRING quarrelling, disputing, wrangling …1628
– NAGGLY touchy, fretful, sarcastic, quarrelsome; ill-natured …Bk1903 Sc.
– NAGGY AS A THORN-STICK said of a quarrelsome or ill-natured person …B1900 Sc.
– NANGLY grumbling, cross-grained, quarrelsome …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NEBSY-BIRSY quarrelsome …1919 Sc. 
– NETTLESOME ill-humoured, peevish, quarrelsome, exasperating …1895 Eng. dial.
– NETTLIE ill-humoured, peevish, quarrelsome, exasperating …Bk1905 Sc.
– PUGNACIOUS inclined to quarrel or fight; readily quarrelsome; belligerent …1635
– QUAARTISH contradictious and quarrelsome …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– QUARDLING quarrelsome …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– QUARRELLOUS † quarrelsome, contentious; fault-finding …1556
– RACKLESOME quarrelsome, disputative …Bk19C Eng. dial.
– RALLY noisy, quarrelsome, disputatious, as one in drink …1708 Sc.
– RAMPTIOUS violent and reckless in behaviour; wild, active, dangerous; outrageous, quarrelsome, passionate …1953 Amer. dial. 
– RAMSTOUGAR rough in manner, boisterous, riotous, disorderly; quarrelsome …1864 Sc.
– RAMSTOUGEROUS rough in manner, boisterous, riotous, disorderly; quarrelsome …1864 Sc.
– RAMSTUDIOUS violent and reckless in behaviour; outrageous, rambunctious, quarrelsome, passionate …1847 Amer. dial.
– RAMSTUGENOUS violent and reckless in behaviour; outrageous, quarrelsome, passionate …1847 Amer. dial.
– RAMSTUGEROUS rough in manner, boisterous, riotous, disorderly; quarrelsome …1864 Sc.
– RAMSTUGINOUS violent and reckless in behaviour; rambunctious, outrageous, quarrelsome, passionate …1847 Amer. dial.
– RAMSTUGIOUS violent and reckless in behaviour; rough and strong, coarse, uncouth; rambunctious, outrageous, quarrelsome, passionate …1811 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– RAMSTUJOUS violent and reckless in behaviour; outrageous, rambunctious, quarrelsome, passionate …1847 Amer. dial.
– RANTANKEROUS quarrelsome, argumentative, cantankerous; unruly, mean, bad …c1832 US colloq.
– RIXABUND quarrelsome, contentious …B1900
– RIXY quarrelsome, carping, scolding …1746 Eng. dial.
– ROWTY quarrelsome …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– RUMGUMPTIOUS pompous; violent and obstinate in opinion; forward, rash, bold, quarrelsome, out of humour; boisterous …1790 Eng. dial.
– SCRAPPY quarrelsome …1895 orig. US
– TANKERSOME fractious, fretful, cross, ill-humoured, ill-natured, peevish; unreasonably quarrelsome …B1900 Eng. dial. obs.
– TEUKIN † quarrelsome, troublesome …Bk1905 Sc.
– THRAWN-GABBIT peevish, ill-tempered, quarrelsome; contradictory …1897 Sc.
– THREAPING argumentative, contentious, quarrelsome, contradictory …1877 Eng. dial.
– UDDERSOME queer …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– UNPEACEABLE irritable, quarrelsome …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
quarrel, quarrelling, quarrelsome – nouns
– AGGRAVATION violence, quarrels, unpleasantness in general …1960s sl.
– ALLEGATION a dispute, a quarrel …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– ARGIE-BARGIE a contention, a quarrel …Bk1898 Sc.
– ARGLE-BARGLE a disputatious argument; a bandying of words, a wrangling; a quarrel …a1881 chiefly Eng. dialect and Sc.
– ARGUE argument, assertion; dispute, contention, quarrel …Bk1898 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– ARGY-BARGY an argument; quarrelling …1887 UK
– BARGLE a squabble, a quarrel, mostly in words …Bk1898 Sc.
– BARRAT † contention, strife, quarrel, fighting …c1300
– BICKER quarrel, contention; angry altercation …1330
– BICKERMENT quarrelling, wrangling, altercation, contention, strife, conflict …1682
– BITCH an argument or fight; a disagreement or quarrel …1967 Amer. dial.
– BLOW-OUT an outbreak of anger; a quarrel, a disturbance, a row …1826 Eng. dial. & US
– BLOW-UP an outbreak of anger; a quarrel, a disturbance, a row …1809 chiefly US
– BLUE an argument, a quarrel, a fight, a brawl …1943 Aust. & NZ sl.
– BOBBERY a noise, disturbance, tumult; a fuss, row, uproar; a squabble, quarrel, dispute, altercation …1816 Eng. dial. & sl.
– BONES-BREAKING a fight; a bloody quarrel …Bk1911 Sc.
– BRABBLE a paltry altercation, a noisy quarrel, a wrangle …1566
– BREEZE a noisy quarrel; a disturbance; a row …1785 sl.
– BRIBBLE-BRABBLE † vain chatter or wrangling; quarrelling …?1868
– BULLIRAGGLE a noisy quarrel, one in which opprobrious epithets are bandied …1825 Sc.
– BUSTIFICATION an explosion; a disaster; a quarrel …1906 Amer. dial.
– CALLETING-BOUT a wordy quarrel; mutual recrimination …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CAMMING altercation, bickering, quarrelling …1868 Eng. dial.
– CANGLING altercation, quarrelling …1876 Sc.
– CANTANKER † cantankerousness; an ill-natured, quarrelsome, perverse, or cross-grained disposition …1825 nonce word
– CHEW an argument, a quarrel, a disagreement …1966 Amer. dial.
– CHEWFEST an argument, a quarrel …1967 Amer. dial.
– CHEWING MATCH a heated argument, a quarrel, a disagreement …1950 Amer. dial.
– DABBER wrangling, quarreling …1866 Sc.
– DAMNED GOOD SWINE UP a loud quarrel; a fierce argument, possibly leading to blows …L19 sl.
– DEBATE 1. strife, contention, dissension, quarrelling, wrangling; a quarrel …a1300 arch.
2. strife, contention, dissension, quarrelling, wrangling; a quarrel …a1300 arch.
– DEBATEMENT †* contention, strife, quarrelling …1590
– DIFFER difference of opinion, argument, quarrel …1873 Amer. dial.
– DIFFERENCE a wordy quarrel …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DIFFERING wrangling, quarrelling …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DIFFERING-BOUT a wordy dispute or quarrel …1889 Eng. dial.
– DIFFICULTY a quarrel …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DILLOW a noisy quarrel …19C Sc.
– DING-DONG a heated quarrel …1922 UK sl.
– DIRDUM noise, uproar; tumultuous proceedings; a noisy quarrel …1724 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DURDUM noise, uproar; tumultuous proceedings; a noisy quarrel …1724 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DUST-UP a fight or brawl; a quarrel, a disturbance …1897 colloq.
– FACTION † a factious quarrel or intrigue …1593
– FALL-OUT a quarrel, a misunderstanding …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– FAUCHENTULIE † an argument or quarrel …1825 Sc.
– FLAMER a stiff criticism; a row; a quarrel …c1805
– FRATCH a disagreement, a quarrel, a dispute, a wrangle, brawl, a scolding match …18C chiefly Eng. dial.
– GANDIEGOW an uproar, a noisy quarrel; a nonsensical prank; blustering talk; loud complaint …1907 Sc.
– HABBLE a quarrel, a squabble, a fight …1818 Sc.
– HASSLE trouble or annoyance caused by having to do something difficult; a problem, a difficulty; a quarrel, an argument; a fuss, a bother …1945
– HAZY a scolding; a quarrel; abusive language …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– HEAT † a quarrel, an angry dispute …1570
– HEEKACK an argument, quarrel, or controversy …1986 Amer. dial.
– HEEKYAK an argument, quarrel, or controversy …1986 Amer. dial.
– HICK-HACK an argument, quarrel, or controversy …1986 Amer. dial.
– JAR 1. discord manifested in strife or contention; variance, dissension, quarrelling …1546
2. a dissension, a dispute, a quarrel; a petty broil …1583
– JARL a quarrel, a dispute …B1900 Eng. dial.
– JARRING quarrelling, disputing, wrangling …1574
– KAS-KAS a quarrel or contention …1940s W.I. Rasta
– KASS KASS a quarrel or contention …1940s W.I. Rasta
– KATTAKLUR a disorderly crowd or flock; any sort of noisy quarrel …1866 Sc.
– KEBBIE-LEBBIE an altercation, especially as carried on by a number of persons speaking at one time; a wrangling, a quarrelling …1794 Sc.
– MAKEBATE † the breeding of quarrels, mischief-making …1626
– MIFF a slight quarrel or misunderstanding; a tiff; a fit of ill-humour, pettishness; a huff …1623 colloq.
– MISAGREEMENT a disagreement, a quarrel …1967 Amer. dial.
– NABBLE an argument, quarrel, wrangle …1876 Eng. dial.
– NEIVE-SHAKING a quarrel among women, a scolding-match …1820 Sc.
– NIFF a quarrel, grudge, or spite; also dislike …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.  
– OUTFALLING † a falling out; a quarrel; contention …a1670 Sc.
– PICK-QUARREL † an occasion of quarrel; a cause of dispute …1611
– PRABBLE † a quarrel, a squabble …1598 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– PUGNACITY the condition or character of being pugnacious; inclination to fight; quarrelsomeness …E17
– QUARDLE a quarrel …1867 Eng. dial.
– RABBLE a wrangle, quarrel, dispute …Bk19C Eng. dial.
– RACKET a quarrel, fight, altercation; a disturbance …1934 Amer. dial.
– RALLIE a quarrel, a row …1929 Sc.
– RALLY a quarrel, a row …Bk1905 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– RAMFEEZLEMENT † a babble of angry words, confused discourse; a violent quarrel …1825 Sc.
– RAM-SAMMY a family quarrel; a noisy gathering …1891 Eng. dial.
– RAP a tiff, a quarrel …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RARE PIECE OF WORK, A a disturbance, a quarrel …1893 Eng. dial.
– RAWLEY a quarrel, a row …1929 Sc.
– REARDIE a wild frolic, a quarrel, a riot …Bk1905 Sc.
– REARIE a wild frolic, a quarrel, a riot …1871 Sc.
– REEKIM a smart blow; a riot, a quarrel …Bk1904 Sc.
– REERIE a wild frolic, a quarrel, a riot …1871 Sc.
– REVALLY a disturbance, quarrelling …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– RIXATION † the act of scolding or brawling; a quarrel, a brawl …1623
– ROWDY-DOW a disturbance; an uproar, a hubbub; a boisterous noise; a bitter quarrel …1872
– RUN-IN a clash, fight, or similar confrontation; an argument or quarrel …1894 colloq.
– SCASH a quarrel, a dispute, a brawl …1768 Sc.
– SCAT-TO a fight, a quarrel …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCOG a quarrel, a dispute …1874 Eng. dial.
– SCRAFFLE a disturbance, a quarrel, an affray ..1790 Eng. dial.
– SCRAP a fight; a quarrel …1846 Amer. sl.
– SCRAWL a quarrel, a brawl …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCROBBLE a quarrel, a squabble …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCROG a quarrel, a dispute …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SHINDIG a row; a commotion, an altercation, a violent quarrel, a tremendous fuss …1961 sl.
– SHORT TALK quarrelsome talk …1934 Amer. dial.
– SIMULTATION †* quarrelling …1605
– SIMULTY †* a quarrel or contention …a1637
– SKIMMINGTON * a row, quarrel, disturbance, riot …1753
– SNAPPING AND GALCHING the quarrelsome conversation of two irritated persons …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– STROUT a struggle, bustle, quarrel, contention …Bk1830 Eng. dial.
– TANGLE a conflict, quarrel, or disagreement …Bk2002 Aust. sl.
– TEARDOWN a violent quarrel or disagreement …1941 Amer. dial.
– THRATCH a quarrel …1889 Eng. dial.
– THREAP an argument, a discussion; a dispute; a quarrel …1768 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– THREAPING-DO a contention, quarrel, dispute …1899 Eng. dial.
– THROUGH-THE-MUIR a quarrel, contention; a fault-finding …1871 Sc.
– THROUGH-THE-WUD-LADDIE a quarrel, contention; a fault-finding …1824 Sc.
– THROW opposition; a fit of perversity or ill-humour; a quarrel, controversy …1788 Sc.
– TICKSIE a quarrel, a dispute …Bk1905 Sc.
– TIFF a slight or petty quarrel; a temporary ill-humoured disagreement …1754
– TIFT a slight fit of ill-humour or offendedness; a petty quarrel or disagreement …1751 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TIFTER a fit of bad temper or ill-humour; a quarrel; a fight …1877 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TIFTING a scolding or quarrelling bout; a scolding …Bk1905 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TONGUE FIGHT a quarrel …1877 Amer. dial.
– UNCOIFING quarrelling …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– UP-AND-A-DOWNER a violent quarrel …1927 sl.
– UP-AND-DOWNER a violent quarrel; a fight …1927 UK sl.
– UPPER AND DOWNER a violent quarrel …1927 sl.
– UPSCUDDLE a noisy quarrel; a disturbance, a tumult …1905 Amer. dial.
– UPSCUTTLE a noisy quarrel; a disturbance, a tumult …1904 Amer. dial.
– UPSET a misunderstanding; a quarrel …1879 Eng. dial.
– UPSETTING a disagreement; a quarrel, a row; a scolding …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– WALLOP a row, a quarrel …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– WAP a pugilistic fight; also, a quarrel …1887 Sc.
– WARBLING †* an altercation; a quarrel, quarrelling …1600
– YAGGAZ a quarrel …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YAGGLE a quarrel …B1900 Eng. dial.
– YANK a quarrel …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YOKE a dispute; a quarrel …Bk1905 Sc.
quarrel, quarrelling, quarrelsome – person
– BARATOUR a quarrelsome person; a brawler; a rowdy; a rioter …Bk1855
– BARATRESS a female quarreller or fighter; a female warrior …Bk1881 
– BARGAINER † a quarreller, a wrangler, a bully …c1500 Sc.
– BARRACUDA a domineering, quarrelsome, or argumentative person …1957 US sl.
– BARRATER  a quarrelsome person; one given to brawling and riot; a rowdy …c1440 
– BARRATOR † a quarrelsome person; one given to brawling and riot; a rowdy …c1440
– BAT a disagreeable, despicable, or foolish woman or girl; a quarrelsome, unpleasant or cranky woman; a gossipy or mean old woman; a shrew or termagant …1886
– BATTERING RAM a formidable (older) woman; a quarrelsome, unattractive, old, or domineering person …1930 US sl.
– BATTLE-AX(E) a formidable, quarrelsome, unattractive, or domineering woman …1896 colloq., orig. US
– BATTLESHIP a powerful, quarrelsome, domineering woman …1931 US sl.
– BATTLEWAGON a powerful, quarrelsome, domineering woman …1943 US sl.
– BICKERER one who bickers; a skirmisher; a quarrelsome person …1611
– BIDDY an old woman, generally irritating or interfering; a fussy, mean, or quarrelsome old woman; usually as ‘old biddy’ …1833 sl.
– BRANGLER a quarrelsome, wrangling person …Bk1911 Sc.
– BREED-BATE † one who breeds ‘bate’, or contention or strife; a quarrelsome person; one who incites to mischief …1593
– CAGMAG a quarrelsome person …19C Eng. dial.
– CALLET a scold, a virago, a constant fault-finder; a quarrelsome person …1781 Eng. dial.
– CANGLER a wrangler; a quarrelsome disputant …1730 Sc.
– CATAMARAN an old, scraggy woman; a quarrelsome or offensive woman …1785 sl.
– CLIP-WIT a sharp-tongued, quarrelsome or quick-witted person …19C Sc.
– DEBATER † one who contends or strives; a quarrelsome or contentious person …1388
– EG-BATTLE a person who urges on others to quarrel and fight …1875 Eng. dial.
– FEISTY BRITCHES, FICETY BREECHES a touchy or quarrelsome person …1906 Amer. dial.
– FRATCH a rude, quarrelsome person; a playful or frolicsome child …19C Eng. dial.
– GLADIATHOR a fine fellow; a roisterer; a fighter, a boastful, quarrelsome fellow; a keeper, one set to watch over anything …1889 Ireland
– GLADIATOR a fighting, quarrelsome fellow …Bk1910 Ireland 
– HABBLER one who causes or delights in a squabble; a quarrelsome person …1880 Sc.
– HALLION an overbearing, quarrelsome woman of vulgar manners …Bk1905 Sc.
– MAKEBATE one who or something which creates contention or discord; a breeder of strife; a mischief-maker; a quarrelsome person …1529 arch.
– MAKE-FRAY † a raiser of quarrels …1598
– NARK an annoying, unpleasant, obstructive, or quarrelsome person …1846 sl.
– NEUKATYKE † a man who masters another easily in a quarrel …1825 Sc. 
– NIGMANIE a quarrelsome, hypercritical person; one who picks faults …1920 Sc. 
– NIGNAY a quarrelsome hypercritical person; one who picks faults …1920 Sc.
– NOAH’S ARK an annoying, unpleasant, obstructive, or quarrelsome person …1941 rhyming sl. for ‘nark’
– OLD BIDDY an elderly, gossipy, or dissolute woman; a fussy, mean or quarrelsome old woman …1938 colloq.
– OLD CATAMARAN an old, scraggy woman; a quarrelsome or offensive woman …1785 sl.
– PICK-QUARREL † one ready to pick quarrels; a quarrelsome person; a cantankerous person …1530
– QUARREL-BREEDER † one who causes quarrels and contention …1611
– QUARRELLER one who quarrels …c1450
– QUARREL-PICKER, QUARRELPIKER † one who picks quarrels; a quarrelsome person …1547
– QUERELER † a quarreller, an objector …1542
– RAFFLER †* a quarrelsome person …c1750
– RAMPADGEON a furious, boisterous, or quarrelsome fellow …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RAMPAGER a restless, romping person; one who prances about furiously; a boisterous or quarrelsome person …1879 Sc.
– RANDY-DANDY a violent and vulgar quarrelsome woman …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RIXATRIX † a scolding or quarrelsome woman …1745 orig. Old English law
– RIXY † a quarrelsome hussy …1777 Eng. dial.
– ROUGH NECK a quarrelsome or uncultivated person …1836 sl., orig. US
– SCALD one given to the use of abusive language; one who by the use of such language causes public disturbance; a foul-mouthed quarreller; applied to both men and women, but in the 17th century perhaps increasingly to women …a1500 Sc. 
– SCORRIE an avaricious, quarrelsome person …1961 Sc.
– SQUARER † one who quarrels; a hot-headed, contentious fellow …1599
– TADGER a violent, quarrelsome, domineering person, esp. a scolding woman, a shrew, a termagant …1888 Sc.
– TARGER a termagant; a scold; a shrew; a quarrelsome woman …1822 Sc.
– THREAP a contentious or quarrelsome person …1898 Eng. dial.
– UGLY CUSTOMER a dangerously quarrelsome person; a person to be afraid of …1811
quarrel, quarrelling, quarrelsome – verbs
– AGREE NOT TO DISAGREE to cease quarrelling and determine to make amends …1967 Amer. dial.
– AGREE TO AGREE to cease quarrelling and determine to make amends …1967 Amer. dial.
– ARGLE-BARGLE to argue, quarrel, cavil, dispute, contend; to haggle, to bandy words …1727 chiefly Eng. dial. and Sc.
– ARR to egg on; to incite to quarrel …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BANG IT OUT to fight, to quarrel …World War II Amer. sl.
– BARNEY to argue or quarrel, esp. noisily or rowdily; to have a row; to dispute the result or legitimacy of a sporting contest on the grounds of an alleged breach of the rules …1850
– BARRAT †* to quarrel, strive, brawl …1600
– BATE † to contend, to quarrel, to fight, to strive with blows or arguments …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– BE HEARD UPON THE MIDDEN-HEAD to quarrel openly …1768 Sc.
– BE ON THE GRUNTING LIST to be quarrelsome because of not feeling well …1954 Amer. dial.
– BEQUARREL † to quarrel with; to find fault with, to abuse …1624
– BICKER to dispute, to quarrel, to wrangle …a1450
– BRABBLE † to quarrel about trifles, to quarrel noisily, to brawl, to squabble, to wrangle …c1530 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– BREAK A STRAW (WITH) to quarrel, to fall out with …1564 sl.
– BUST UP to quarrel and separate …Bk1999 
– CABAL to quarrel, to dispute, to find fault with …1866 Sc.
– CABBLE to dispute violently, to quarrel, to wrangle …1866 Sc.
– CADDLE to quarrel …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CAFFLE to cavil, to quarrel, to wrangle …1886 Eng. dial.
– CAGMAG to quarrel, to speak abusively …19C Eng. dial.
– CAM to contradict; to oppose vexatiously; to quarrel …1875 Eng. dial.
– CAMPLE † to scold, bully; to retort, answer pertly; to argue or contend saucily; to wrangle or quarrel; to be sulky or cross …1621 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– CANGLE to quarrel, to wrangle, to haggle …1660 Sc.
– CAST OUT to disagree, to quarrel, to fall out …1730 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– CHIP AT to quarrel with; to criticize adversely …1880 sl.
– CUT UP ROUGH to become angry or quarrelsome …1837 colloq.
– CUT UP RUSTY to become angry or quarrelsome …1850 colloq.
– CUT UP SAVAGE to become angry or quarrelsome …1850 colloq.
– DABBER to quarrel, to wrangle …1825 Sc.
– DABBLE to wrangle, to quarrel …1869 Sc.
– DAUBLE to wrangle, to quarrel …1869 Sc.
– DEBATE † 1. to fight, to contend, to strive, to quarrel, to wrangle …c1340
2. to contest, to dispute; to contend or fight for; to carry on a fight or quarrel …c1489 arch.
– DEEM † to decide a quarrel …1494
– DIFFER to quarrel, to wrangle; to disagree …1849 Eng. dial.
– DIGLADIATE † to ‘cross swords’; to fight, to contend, to quarrel; to dispute violently …a1656
– DISACCORD to disagree, to quarrel …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– EGGLE to incite, to instigate, to egg on, to stir up, to quarrel …1880 Sc.
– FALL ABOARD OF † to come to words, to quarrel; to attack, to fall upon …1604
– FALL AT JAR † to fall out, to quarrel …1586
– FALL FORTH † to quarrel, to fight …1607
– FALL FOUL OF to quarrel with …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– FALL TOGETHER BY THE EARS † said of animals fighting; hence of persons: to engage in a fight or scuffle; to fight and scratch each other; to contend in strife; to be at variance, to quarrel …1539
– FAUCHENTULIE † to argue, to quarrel, to contend …1825 Sc.
– FISTICATE to fight with fists, to box; to quarrel; to meddle …1819 Amer. dial.
– FRATCH to disagree, to quarrel, to dispute; to wrangle; to scold, to find fault with …1714 chiefly Eng. dial.
– GABAL † to quarrel, to dispute …a1843 Sc.
– HABBLE to quarrel, to wrangle …1808 Sc.
– HAG(G) to excite to quarrel; to provoke, to irritate; to annoy, to incite; to complain, to find fault  …1806 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– HAGGLE to chatter; to quarrel, to bicker …1777 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HASSLE to quarrel or wrangle over something …M20 colloq.
– HOLD THE RING to stand by while others quarrel …1928
– HOLD WITH THE HARE AND HUNT WITH THE HOUNDS to try to remain on good terms with both sides in a quarrel, etc. 
– JAGGLE to quarrel, to jangle …1868 Eng. dial.
– JAR to quarrel; to argue, to dispute, to bicker, to wrangle …1550
– JARL † to snarl, to quarrel, to dispute; to jeer, to jest …1580 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– JAVEL to wrangle, to dispute, to quarrel …B1900 Eng. dial.
– KEBBIE, KEBBY † to quarrel, to chide …1808 Sc.
– KEBBIE-LEBBIE to altercate, to wrangle; to quarrel …18C Sc.
– KICK UP A SHINDY to make a fuss or disturbance; to quarrel …1899 Amer. dial.
– LALL to sing or shout loudly; to cry out; to quarrel …1884 Eng. dial.
– LET FALL to take notice of, to make a ground of quarrel …1810 Sc.
– LOCK HORNS to come into conflict, to disagree, to fight; to engage in an argument or quarrel with another …1836 Amer. dial.
– MAKE BUZZARD TALK to quarrel …1912 Amer. sl.
– MARDLE to quarrel; to interfere …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MIFF † to quarrel …1797
– NAGGLE to gnaw; to nag, to quarrel, to haggle …1869
– PARLEY to quarrel, to bandy words, to argue …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– PART BRASS-RAGS to quarrel …1898 sl., orig. nautical usage
– PART DOLL RAGS to argue, to quarrel, to part on bad terms …20C sl.
– PASS WORDS to exchange hostile words; to quarrel …1909 Amer. dial.
– PICK AT to quarrel with; to find fault; to complain …1899 Amer. dial.
– PULL CAPS to wrangle in an unseemly way; to scuffle, to quarrel; said only of women …1763 colloq.
– QUARDLE to quarrel …1866 Eng. dial.
– QUARLY to quarrel …1867 Eng. dial.
– QUART to quarrel, to disagree, to fall out …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– QUERELE † to quarrel …1548
– RAFFLE †* to quarrel, to wrangle …c1750
– RAISE CAIN to be quarrelsome; to make a disturbance …1849 Amer. sl.
– RAISE HELL to be quarrelsome; to make a disturbance …1849 Amer. sl.
– RAISE HELL AND TOMMY to be quarrelsome; to make a disturbance …1849 Amer. sl.
– RAISE NED to be quarrelsome; to make a disturbance …1849 Amer. sl.
– RAWL to quarrel, to grumble, to be quarrelsome …1811 Eng. dial.
– RUN WITH THE HARE AND HUNT WITH THE HOUNDS to try to remain on good terms with both sides in a quarrel, etc. 
– SCABBLE † to squabble, to quarrel, to wrangle acrimoniously …1804 Sc.
– SCASH to quarrel, to squabble; to have a heated argument or disagreement …1801 Sc.
– SCASHLE to quarrel, to squabble, to wrangle …Bk1904 Sc.
– SCOG to argue, to dispute, to quarrel, to scold, to make ironical jokes …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRABBLE to disagree; to quarrel …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAFFLE to quarrel, to wrangle, to dispute …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRAP to fight, to quarrel …1895
– SCRAWL to quarrel …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRIMMAGE to skirmish, to quarrel; to scramble; to argue …Bk1904 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCRIMMIDGE to skirmish, to quarrel; to scramble; to argue …Bk1904 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SHORT TALK to talk crossly, rudely, curtly or in a quarrelsome manner to someone …1931 Amer. dial.
– SKASHLE to quarrel, to squabble, to wrangle …Bk1904 Sc.
– SKRAFFLE to quarrel, to wrangle, to dispute …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SPLIT to quarrel with someone, to break off relations …M19 sl.
– TAKE ON to start a quarrel or fight with …Bk2002 Aust. sl.
– TALK BY A BOW to argue, to quarrel …M19 sl.
– TANGLE WITH to conflict, quarrel, or argue with …Bk2002 Aust. sl.
– TANT to argue or dispute in a quarrelsome manner, to rage …1887 Sc.
– TANTER to argue, to quarrel, to dispute in a captious manner, to rage …1887 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– THRATCH to quarrel …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– THREAP to argue, to dispute; to wrangle, to quarrel, to contend …1785 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TIFF to have a petty quarrel …1727
– TIFT † to have a tiff or petty quarrel …1777 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– UNCOIF to tear off an adversary’s head-gear in a quarrel …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– VARGE to quarrel …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– VARY † to disagree seriously, to discord or quarrel; to fall at variance …c1440
– WARBLE †* to quarrel, to wrangle …1600
– YAG to make a noise; to talk angrily; to importune incessantly; to irritate, to nag; to quarrel …1892 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– YAGGAZ to wrangle, to quarrel …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YAGGLE to quarrel, wrangle, bicker …B1900 Eng. dial.
– YANK to quarrel …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YARR † to quarrel, to be captious and troublesome …1778 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– YOKE BY THE EARS † to set by the ears; to set quarrelling …1796 Sc.
quarrel, quarrelling, quarrelsome – interjections
– MORE WAR! directed at a street quarrel, esp. among women …1898 Cockney usage
 
QUARRY – nouns
– LATOMY a stone quarry …1656 Hist.
– QUAR † a stone quarry …a1485 obs. exc. Eng. dial. 
– QUARR a quarry, a stone-pit …1777 Eng. dial.
– QUARREL † 1. materials from a quarry …1759 Sc.
2. a stone-quarry …1865 Eng. dial.
quarry – person 
– BARER the workman who removes the soil from the surface of a stone quarry …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BARGAIN-LETTER the person who lets the bargains or contracts to the quarrymen …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– QUAR-MAN a man who works in a quarry; the proprietor or lessee of a quarry …1825 Eng. dial.
– QUARRIER one who quarries stone; a quarryman …c1375
– QUARRYMAN one employed in quarrying – one who works in a quarry …1611
– ROCKMAN a quarryman whose job is to extract the slate in a slate quarry …a1661
quarry – verbs         
– QUAR to work in a quarry; to raise stones from a quarry …1825 Eng. dial.
– QUARREL to raise stones from a quarry …Bk1905 Sc.
 
QUART – nouns
– QUARTELET †* a small quart …1453
 
QUARTER (money) – nouns
– METER twenty-five cents or a quarter …1940 US sl., orig. Black usage
– QUART a quarter, a twenty-five cent piece …1965 Barbados
– QUATER twenty-five cents, a quarter …1980 US sl.
 
QUARTER – nouns
– CANTON † a quarter; a division of anything; a piece, or part …1601
– QUARTERN † a quarter of anything …c1290 obs. exc. Eng. dial. 
 
QUARTERED – adjectives
– QUARTLE †* quartered …c1420
 
QUARTZ – adjectives
– QUARTZOSE mainly or entirely composed of quartz …1757 
– QUARTZOUS mainly or entirely composed of quartz …1790 obs. 
 
QUASH – verbs
– CASS † to make void, to annul, to quash …1460 obs. exc. Sc.
– CASSATE † to make void, to annul, to quash …1512
– ELIDE † to annul, to quash, to rebut …1818 Sc.
 
QUAVER – verbs
– CRAKE to quaver hoarsely in singing; to speak hoarsely …19C Eng. dial.
         
QUAVERING – adjectives
– QUAVERY quavering, jerky, unsteady …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
QUAY – nouns
– ROBERT E. LEE a quay …1961 dockers’ rhyming sl.