Reverse Dictionary: QUIE – QUZ


QUIET – adjectives
– BIRD-MOUTHED unwilling to speak out; tender in finding fault …Bk1911 Sc. 
– BUTTER-MOUTHED said of persons who are afraid to speak out plainly …1865 Eng. dial.
– CANNY quiet, easy, snug, comfortable, pleasant, cosy …a1758 Sc.
– DEAD quiet …20C Aust. sl.
– DEFT quiet, silent …1897 Eng. dial.  
– DOCIOUS docile, quiet, civil …1853 Amer. dial.
– DOUCE quiet, sober, sedate …E18 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– EASEFUL that gives ease, comfort, or relief; comfortable, soothing; quiet, peaceful, restful …1375
– EASY-HEARTED of an easy, quiet disposition …1634
– HALCYDONIAN † calm, quiet, tranquil …1611
– HALCYON calm, quiet, peaceful, undisturbed …1578
– HALCYONIAN † calm, quiet, peaceful …1617
– HUSH silent, still, quiet, hushed …1604
– HUSHT silent, still, quiet; later: reduced to silence, rendered silent …1400-30 arch.
– LOWN calm, quiet …Amer. dialect
– MOME gentle; quiet; demure, diffident; thoughtful; smooth-spoken …1864 Eng. dial.
– MUM silent, quiet …L18 sl.
– PACIFIC characterized by peace or calm; peaceful, calm, tranquil, quiet …1633
– PACIFICOUS † quiet, peaceful, tending to make peace …1608
– PARTICULAR quiet, harmless …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– PENSY † quiet, thoughtful, pensive …a1400-50 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
– QUAMP still, quiet; also, sulky …1777 Eng. dial.
– QUAMP AS A MOUSE very quiet (quamp = still, quiet) …1777 Eng. dial.
– QUANK still, quiet …1790 Eng. dial.
– QUAT collapsed, quiet, dead …1895 Eng. dial.
– QUEME † quiet, still …c1375 obs. exc. N. Eng. dial.
– QUIESCEOUS †* belonging to quiescence or quietness …1688
– QUIET AS THE GROUND very quiet …1898 Eng. dial.
– QUIETFUL †* full of quiet; calm …c1440
– QUIETOUS †* quiet, peaceful …1550
– QUIETSOME † quiet, silent, calm, still, tranquil, undisturbed …1595 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– RESTY quiet; full of ease …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SNEAK-AND-PEAK designed to be quiet …1973 US sl.
– SPACK †* gentle; quiet; tame …ME
– TACENT †* silent, quiet, holding one’s peace …1652
quiet – nouns 
– HALCYON † calm, quietude …1647
– HUSHT silence, quiet, hush …1566
– QUIETANT anything that makes quiet or soothes …1875
– QUIETATION † the act of quieting; the state of being quiet or quieted …1502
– QUIETIVE that which tends to produce quiet; a sedative …1894
– SAUCHT † peace, quiet, tranquillity …1710 Sc.
– SAUGHT † peace, quiet, ease …1641 Sc.
quiet – person 
– MOUSE a timid, quiet or retiring person …1839
– PAKE a quiet, easygoing fellow …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
quiet – verbs 
– ACCOY † to still, to calm, to quiet, to appease; hence, to soothe or coax (the alarmed or shy), to tame, to silence, to daunt (the forward or bold) …c1350
– ACQUIET † to set at rest, to quiet, to pacify …1548
– BAWL-UP to shut up; to stop talking …Bk1904 Amer. college sl.
– BE LIKE DAD to keep quiet; to say nothing …1996 UK sl.
– BELT UP to hold one’s peace; to be quiet …1930s sl.
– BESTILL to make quiet, to still, to hush …1770
– BUTTON UP to hold one’s tongue; to shut up …1859 Amer. sl.
– BUTTON YOUR BONE-BOX to close up the mouth; to be quiet …1859 Amer. sl.
– BUTTON YOUR FLAP to be quiet …1960 Amer. sl.
– BUTTON YOUR LIP to close up the mouth; to be quiet …1868 Amer. sl.
– BUTTON YOUR NOSE to be quiet …1928 Amer. sl.
– BUTTON YOUR YAP to be quiet …1939 Amer. sl.
– CLAM UP to become quiet or silent…1916 sl. chiefly US 
– CLOSE ONE’S FACE to be quiet …L19 sl.
– CUT THE CACKLE to be quiet …1889 sl. 
– DAMPER to mute, to quiet …1979 US sl.
– DUMMY UP to refuse to talk or give information; to keep quiet …1926 US sl.
– EASE to move quietly …1920s US sl.
– FADE AWAY to become quiet …1947 US sl.
– HEAD IN to back down or yield in an argument; to keep or become quiet …1949 Amer. dial.
– HOLD ONE’S GULSH to keep quiet, to refrain from talking …c1840 Eng. dial.
– HUSH-HUSH to quiet, to silence …1861
– HUSH ONE’S MOUTH to be quiet; to stop talking …1903 Amer. dial.
– KEEP A STIFF LIP to keep quiet, to maintain a secret …1970s US Black sl.
– KILL IT to stop talking …1910s sl.
– LIP IT to stop talking …1999 UK sl.
– NOT TO SAY QUACK to be silent; to keep quiet …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– OBACERATE †* to stop one’s mouth, that he cannot tell out his tale …1656
– OIL to move quietly, stealthily, or in an underhand, surreptitious manner …1920s sl.
– PACIFY to make quiet by force or punishment …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– PACK IT UP to stop talking; to see fooling or some foolish practice …c1925 Services’ sl.
– PEACIFY to make calm, to pacify; to soothe, quiet, or subdue …1886
– POLLYFOX to move quietly, to pussyfoot …1936 Amer. dial.
– PULL IN ONE’S EARS to duck one’s head; to mind one’s own business; hence, to be quiet …1917 Amer. sl.
– QUALL of persons: to calm down, to become quiet and peaceful …1824 Sc.
– QUAMP to subdue, to cow, to quiet; to damp one’s spirits …1870 Eng. dial.
– QUANK to overcome, to subdue; to quiet …1825 Eng. dial.
– QUIESCE to become quiescent or quiet …1833
– QUIETIZE to make quiet; to calm …1791
– QUILE to make or become quiet; to settle down …1818 Amer. dial.
– QUILE DOWN to make or become quiet; to settle down …1894 Amer. dial.
– QUILE UP to make or become quiet; to settle down …1845 Amer. dial.
– QUOMP to subdue, to cow, to quiet; to damp one’s spirits …1870 Eng. dial.
– SAUGHTEL † to become calm or quiet …a1300
– SAW OFF to stop talking …1900s US sl.
– SHUSH UP to become quiet …1999 UK sl.
– SHUT ONE’S FACE (UP) to be quiet …L19 sl.
– SHUT ONE’S PAN vb. to hold one’s tongue; to keep silent …1833
– SHUT ONE’S THROPPLE to cease talking, singing, or making a noise …1901 Ireland
– SHUT UP to stop talking …M17
– SHUT UP ONE’S GARRET to be quiet; to stop talking …L19 sl.
– SNIV to hold one’s tongue …E19 sl.
– STUBBLE IT to hold one’s tongue …1827 sl.
– STUBBLE ONE’S WHIDDS to hold one’s tongue …1830 sl.
– SWALLOW ONE’S NECK to keep quiet; to hold one’s tongue …1920s W. Indies sl.
– SWALLOW ONE’S SPIT to keep quiet; to hold one’s tongue …1920s W. Indies sl.
– TURN IT UP to be quiet …1945 Brit. sl.
– WRAP UP to be quiet …1943 sl.
quiet – phrases & interjections
– BAG IT! shut up! be quiet! go away! …1968 Amer. sl.
– BAG ONE’S HEAD! shut up! go away! …1863 Amer. sl.
– BELT UP! be quiet! …1930s sl.
– BITE YOUR BUM! shut up! get lost! …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– BLOW IT OUT OF YOUR BAG! refrain from talking …Bk1944 service sl.
– BUTTON IT! be quiet …1918 colloq.
– BUTTON UP YOUR FACE! shut up! be quiet! …1932 Amer. sl.
– BUTTON YOUR LIP! stop talking …Bk1995 US sl.
– BUTTON YOUR NOSE! be quiet …1928 Amer. sl.
– BUZZ OFF! shut up! …1960 Amer. dial.
– CAN IT! shut up …Bk2006 US sl.
– CHUCK IT! be quiet …1901 Brit. sl. 
– CLOSE YOUR FACE! be quiet! …1896 Amer. sl.
– CLOSE YOUR YAP! be quiet! …1965 Amer. dial.
– DARK IT! be quiet! keep quiet! …L19 sl.
– DRY UP! be quiet …1853 sl.
– DUN’S THE MOUSE used as advice or exhortation to be quiet or still and not draw attention to oneself …1597
– EDNA! watch out! be quiet! …1960 UK sl.
– GET BACK INTO YOUR BOX! silence! Be quiet! …B1900 sl.
– GIVE IT A REST! be quiet …1931 sl., orig. US
– HALT’S MAUL! be quiet! shut up! …1950 Amer. dial.
– HARKEE! listen! be quiet! …1847 Amer. dial.
– HARK YE! listen! be quiet! …1827 Amer. dial.
– HARK YOUR NOISE! be quiet! …1946 Amer. dial.
– HAVE DONE! cease, stop, be quiet …1842 Eng. dial.
– HOLD YOUR HOT POTATO! be quiet! shut up! …M19 sl.
– HOLD YOUR JAW! hold your tongue …1892 sl.
– HOLD YOUR YAP! be quiet! …1871 Amer. dial.
– HUSHT! † a command to be silent or quiet …1532 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– HUST! † a sharp whispered sound enjoining silence …c1386
– MOUSE! be quiet! …19C
– MUM! † hush! be quiet! …14C
– NANTE! no; nothing; none; stop; shut up; not ..1851 UK sl.
– NANTEE PALAVER! be quiet! don’t talk! …2002 UK sl.
– NANTEE PARLAREE! shut up! be quiet! …M19 sl.
– NANTI PANARLY! be quiet! don’t talk! …2002 UK sl.
– NANTI PARLAREE POLARI! be quiet! don’t talk! …2002 UK sl.
– NANTI POLARI! be quiet! don’t talk! …2002 UK sl.
– NANTY! no; nothing; none; stop; shut up; not ..1851 UK sl.
– NARK IT! be quiet …1936 Brit. sl.
– NITTO! be quiet!; also, stop! desist! …1959 criminals’ sl.
– OH, SWALLOW YOURSELF! hold your tongue! be quiet! don’t bother! …c1875
– PIPE DOWN! be quiet …1900 sl.
– PULL IN YOUR EARS! shut up! …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– PULL IN YOUR NECK! shut up! …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– PUT A CORK IN IT! shut up! …1982 US sl.
– PUT A SOCK IN IT! be quiet …1919 Brit. sl.
– RADIO! be quiet! stop that! …1960s US prison sl.
– SAVE IT! be quiet! shut up! …1930s US sl.
– SAW OFF! be quiet! …1900s US sl.
– SHADDUP! be quiet …1959 sl.
– SHTOOM IT! be quiet …1958 sl.
– SHTOOM UP! be quiet …1958 sl.
– SHUDDUP! be quiet …1940 sl.
– SHURRIT! be quiet! …1982 UK sl.
– SHURRUP! be quiet …1893 sl.
– SHUSH! be quiet! hush!
– SHUSH THE MUSH! be quiet! shut up! …2004 UK sl.
– SHUSH UP! be quiet! …1999 UK sl.
– SHUT IT! be quiet! …1886 UK sl.
– SHUT THE FUCK UP! be quiet!; an intensified ‘shut up’ …1991 US sl.
– SHUTTUP! be quiet! stop talking! …1955 UK sl.
– SHUT UP! be quiet! stop talking! …1840 sl.
– SHUT UP YOUR GARRET! hold your tongue! …1909 sl.
– SHUT UP YOUR HEAD! be quiet! …1856 Amer. dial.
– SHUT YOUR ASS! shut up! …1951 Amer. sl.
– SHUT YOUR BEAK! shut up! be quiet! …20C W. Indies sl.
– SHUT YOUR CAKEHOLE! shut your mouth! …1940s sl.
– SHUT YOUR CAN! shut up! …1919 US sl.
– SHUT YOUR CRUNCH! be quiet! …1978 UK sl.
– SHUT YOUR FACE! be quiet! shut up! …1809 UK sl.
– SHUT YOUR HEAD! be quiet! shut up! …1876 US sl.
– SHUT YOUR RAG-BOX! shut up! be quiet! …L19 sl.
– SHUT YOUR TEETH! be quiet! stop talking! …2003 UK sl.
– SHUT YOUR TRAP! be quiet! …1959 UK sl.
– SHUT YOUR YAP! be quiet! …1965 Amer. dial.
– STOW YOUR GAFF! be quiet! …E19
– STOW YOUR JAW! hold your tongue …Bk1896 sl.
– TAKE A RED-HOT POTATO! be quiet! shut up! …M19 sl.
– TELL IT TO JESUS! a request to be quiet …1930s US tramps’ usage
– TICK A LOCK! be quiet …2005 Amer. dial.
– UNDER THE BUNK! shut up! …c1920 US prison sl.
– WHEESHT! shut up! be quiet! …c2002 UK playground sl. ​
– WIPE OFF YOUR CHIN! shut up! …1876 Amer. sl.
– WRAP UP! be quiet! …1940s Brit. sl.
– ZIPPER YOUR KISSER! be quiet! 
quiet – phrases
– DON’T LET YOUR MOUTH BUY WHAT YOUR ASS CAN’T PAY FOR advice to keep quiet, esp. in a delicate situation …1980s US Black sl.
– DONT’ LET YOUR MOUTH OVERLOAD YOUR ASS advice to keep quiet, esp. in a delicate situation …1980s US Black sl.
– DON’T LET YOUR MOUTH WRITE A CHECK YOUR ASS CAN’T CASH advice to keep quiet, esp. in a delicate situation …1980s US Black sl.
– ILL FRY YOUR LIPS a warning to be quiet …Bk1998 NZ sl.
– MUM’S THE WORD used as injunction not to reveal a secret; say nothing, keep quiet …a1704 sl.
– NOT A WORD OF THE PUDDING keep quiet about it, say absolutely nothing about it …L17
– SIT ON THE PARLIAMENTARY SIDE OF YOUR ARSE sit down and be quiet …1900s Irish
 
QUIETED – adjectives
– YCESED † appeased, quieted …1387
 
QUIETEN – verbs
– QUAIL to quiet down; to lull, to abate, esp. of the wind …1897 Sc.
 
QUIETING – nouns
– ACQUIETING † a bringing to rest, quieting, or pacification …1534
 
QUIETLY – adverbs
– ALL BY EASE gently, quietly …1881 Eng. dial.
– BASELY † in a low tone, softly, quietly …1562
– DOCIOUS quietly, submissively …1853 Amer. dial.
– EASILY † without hurry, slowly; deliberately, gradually; also, calmly, quietly …1384 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– FAIR † gently, quietly, without haste or violence …a1000
– FAIR AND EASILY † gently, quietly, without haste or violence …1523 obs.
– FAIR AND EVENLY † gently, quietly, without haste or violence …a1000
– FAIR AND SOFTLY † gently, quietly, without haste or violence …c1374
– FAIRLY † gently, peaceably, quietly, softly …c1400
– INWARDLY inaudibly, quietly, in a low tone …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– ON THE Q.T. surreptitiously, on the quiet …L19 sl.
– ON THE STRICT Q.T. surreptitiously, on the quiet …L19 sl.
– PACATELY † quietly …a1652
– QUIETOUSLY † quietly, peacefully …1550
– SMACK-SMOOTH smoothly, without any impediment or obstruction; quietly, pleasantly …1802 Eng. dial.
– UNDERFOOT * quietly, secretly …1860
 
QUIETNESS – nouns
– CANNINESS sagacity, skilfulness, prudence, cautiousness; gentleness, quietness …a1662 Sc.
– QUIESCENCE quietness; an instance of this …a1631
– QUIESCENCY quietness; an instance of this …1649
– QUIETUDE quietness; rest, calm, tranquillity …1597
– QUIETY †* quietness …c1470 Sc
 
QUILT – nouns
– ALBUM QUILT a quilt in which each block, usually bearing an autograph or brief verse, is contributed by a different person …1947 Amer. dial.
– BED-TWILT a bed quilt …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CADDOW a quilt or coverlet …1789 Amer. dial.
– HAP a wadded covering for a bed; a comforter, a heavy quilt …1907 Amer. dial.
– HAPPING a covering; a coverlet, a quilt, a rug …1503
– HEN-SKIN a thin comforter or quilt, often stuffed with feathers …1902 Amer. dial.
– KAPA a bed quilt …1887 Amer. dial.
– PALAMPO a quilt; a bedspread …M19 Anglo-Indian
– RILDY a patchwork quilt …1933 Amer. dial.
 
QUILTED – adjectives
– GAMBOISED quilted, padded …1834
 
QUINCE – nouns
– QUANGER a quince …1960s Aust. teen sl. ​
 
QUIP – nouns
– QUIB †* a gibe, quip …1656
– QUIPPIE †* a quip; a sharp or sarcastic remark directed against a person …1519
– QUIPPY †* a quip; a sharp or sarcastic remark directed against a person …1519
– QUISM an odd or witty saying; a quip …1885 Eng. dial.
quip – verbs
– QUIB †* to taunt, to gibe at, to quip …1592
 
QUIRK – nouns
– QUIDDIT a subtlety or captious nicety in argument; a quirk, a quibble …1592 now arch.
– QUIDDITY a subtlety or captious nicety in argument; a quirk, a quibble …1539
– QUILLET a verbal nicety or subtle distinction; a quirk, a quibble …1588
– QUILLETY †* a quirk, a quibble …1573 
– QUILLITY †* a quirk, a quibble …1573 
 
QUIRKY – adjectives
– QUIDDATIVE full of equivocations, quirky …1642
– QUIDDITATIVE † full of equivocations; quirky …1611
– QUIRKSOME quirky; full of quirks or shifts; tricky …1896
quirky – person 
– LITTLE OLD LADY IN TENNIS SHOES used as a stereotype of an energetic, quirky old woman …1984 US sl.
 
QUIT – nouns
– PAPER a notice to quit …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
quit – verbs 
– BAG to disregard, abandon, or be done with; to discontinue; to quit …1968 Amer. sl.
– BAG UP to disregard, abandon, or be done with; to quit …1968 Amer. sl.
– BELEAVE † to go away from a person or place; to depart from, to forsake, to quit, to abandon …c1205
– BUNCH to quit a job; to leave something unfinished; to stop, to cease, to abandon …1927 Amer. dial.
– BUNG OUT to quit, to give up …1938 Amer. dial.
– CASH to give up; to quit; to ‘cash in’ …1905 US sl.
– CASH IN to quit, to give up …1896 US sl., orig. gambling usage
– CHICKEN OUT to be scared; to be too frightened to act; to back out; to avoid or to withdraw from a plan, task, or endeavour because of fear; to quit …1934 sl., orig. US
– CHUCK IT IN to quit; to give up …Bk2006 US sl.
– CHOP to quit; to cease …Bk1914 criminals’ sl.  SL-JAC criminal sl
– CHOP OFF to stop or put a stop to; to quit work …1897 Amer. sl.
– HANG IT UP to quit …1960s Amer. sl.
– HANG UP to quit work; to retire; to die …1845 Amer. dial.
– HANG UP ONE’S BOOTS to quit work; to retire; to die …1975 Amer. sl.
– HANG UP ONE’S FIDDLE to quit work; to retire; to die …1830 Amer. dial.
– HANG UP ONE’S HARNESS to quit work; to retire; to die …1942 Amer. sl.
– HANG UP ONE’S HAT to quit work; to retire; to die …1942 Amer. sl.
– HANG UP ONE’S RACK to quit work; to retire; to die …1942 Amer. sl.
– HANG UP ONE’S ROPE to quit work; to retire; to die …1968 Amer. dial.
– HANG UP ONE’S SADDLE to quit work; to retire; to die …1968 Amer. dial.
– JUMP SHIP to quit, to renege …1930s US sl.
– LET † to quit, to abandon, to forsake …c1175
– PUNCH OUT to leave; to quit; to abandon …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– SNATCH IT to quit work taking the wages due …1911 Aust. sl.
– SNATCH YOUR TIME to quit work taking the wages due …1916 Aust. sl.
– TAKE OUT to absent oneself from work or school; to quit a job …1969 Amer. dial.
– TIE A CAN TO to get rid of or dismiss; to quit or stop …1899 US sl.
– TIE UP to give up, to desist from; to quit a course of action …1760 sl.
– WALK to quit a job or commitment …1999 US sl.
– WHITE-EYE to be overcome by heat or exhaustion while working; to faint from exhaustion; to quit working, to quit on one; to desert, to abandon …1911 Amer. dial.
quit – phrases
– I’M DEEP ENOUGH I quit, pay me …1954 US sl.
 
QUITE – adverbs
– ABOUT HALF very, quite, exceptionally …1962 Amer. sl.
– ALL TO NAUGHT quite, completely, altogether …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– ALL TO NOTHING quite, completely, altogether …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– DAMNLY completely, quite …1968 Amer. dial.
– FAIR † completely, fully, quite …c1330 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– GAIN nearly, almost; pretty, tolerably; very, quite …Bk1900 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– JUST MEET exactly, quite …1703 Eng. dial.
– LARGE † amply, fully, quite, by a great deal; abundantly …a1300 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng.
– MIGHTY very, extremely, quite …1816 Amer. dial.
– NATURAL quite; entirely …1851 Eng. dial.
– QUINNY quite, just yet; generally used negatively …1839 Eng. dial.
– REGULAR quite, utterly, very …1851 Eng. dial.
– RIGHT very; quite …1837 Amer. dial.
– SKERE † quite, entirely; altogether …a1225
– SKIRE quite, altogether …1581 Sc.
 
QUITTING – nouns
– QUITTANCE the act of quitting or leaving …1892
 
QUIVER, QUIVERING – adjectives
– AGITAGIOUS † quivering, shaking …?1609
– BEVERING trembling, quivering …1863 Eng. dial.
– DADDERING shaking, quivering …1881 Eng. dial.
– DIRLING aching, quivering, tingling …1853 Sc.
– WARBLING † in continual motion, quivering …1549
quiver, quivering – nouns
– BEVERING the quivering of an infant’s under-jaw when yawning …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– QUAGGLE a quivering, shaking motion, such as that of jelly or of loose boggy soil …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– QUITHER a shake, tremble, shudder, quiver …1899 Eng. dial.
– QUIVERATION a quivering; a trembling motion or condition …1812 nonce word
– TWITTERATION †* tremulous excitement, as from desire, fear, etc.; a state of agitation; a shaking, a quiver, a tremble …1835-40
– WAMBLE a rolling or unsteady motion; a totter, a quivering or shaking, a wriggle, a tumble …1825 Sc. 
– WARBLING † a vibration or quivering …1621
quiver, quivering – verbs 
– BEVER, BEVVER † to shake, to quiver, to tremble, esp. with cold or fear …1470 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
– BIVER, BIVVER to shake, to quiver, to tremble, esp. with cold or fear …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DANGLE to swing, vibrate, quiver, throb, tingle …Bk1900 Sc.
– DENGLE to swing, to vibrate, to quiver, to throb, to tingle; to shoot or quiver with pain …B1900 Sc.
– OGGLE †* to shudder or quiver for fear …c1450
– QUAB † to beat, to throb, to quiver …1663 obs. exc. Eng. dial. ​
– QUAP † to beat, to throb, to palpitate, to quiver …c1374
– QUIBBLE † to quiver, to shake …1726 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– QUIBBLY to quiver, to shake …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– QUITTER †* to flicker, to quiver …1513 Sc.
– QUOB to quiver like jelly; to throb; to palpitate …1863 Eng. dial.
– THRIMBLE to tremble, to shake, to quiver …1842 Ireland & Eng. dial.
– THRIMMEL to tremble, to shake, to quiver …1842 Ireland & Eng. dial.
– TIRL to quiver, to vibrate; to thrill; to make a thrilling sound …1881 Sc.
– VERBERATE * to vibrate, to tremble, to quiver …1755
– VIMMER to quiver, to tremble …B1900 Sc.
– WARBLE † to vibrate, to quiver; to wobble …1549
 
QUIZ – verbs
– QUEER to quiz or ridicule; to puzzle …1790 sl.
– QUIZZIFY to make into a quiz …1834
– TAIGLE to confound or get the better of in an argument; to quiz; to bamboozle, to outsmart; to perplex …1874 Sc.
 
QUIZZING – nouns
– BUZZ a quizzing; an interviewing with an ulterior purpose, as by a criminal or a police officer …1929 Amer. sl.
 
QUOITS – nouns
– BARNYARD GOLF the game of quoits or horseshoes …1929 Amer. dial. jocular ​
– RING-A-PEG the game of horseshoes, quoits, or a similar game …1965 Amer. dial.
 
QUOTA – nouns
– QUOTATION †* share, quota …1613
 
QUOTATION – nouns
– TAG a brief and usually familiar quotation added for special effect; a much used or trite quotation …1702
quotation – person
– EXTRACTOR one who selects and copies out quotations …1813
 
QUOTE – adjectives
– QUOTATIVE relating to quoting; inclined to quote …1812
quote – nouns
– AIR QUOTES a twitching movement of the first and second fingers of each hand to quote another or emphasize or be sarcastic about a statement …Amer. sl.
quote – verbs 
– ACCITE † to cite in writing, to quote …a1631
– RING IN to quote; to implicate …Bk1903 Amer. sl. ​