A shade of colour, usually a mix of blue and green similar to the colour turquoise.
(Islam) Jurisprudence in the Islamic law, shari'a.
(Islam, law) a judge who is trained in and practices Islamic law
Alternative spelling of caid
plural of qat
The nineteenth letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
(by extension) Something immature or unfinished.
An unfledged bird.
Alternative form of quob
(poker slang) Of or relating to quads.
Having four shots of espresso.
(Mormonism) The Bible, Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants, and Pearl of Great Price bound in a single volume.
(chess) A kind of round-robin tournament between four players, where each participant plays every other participant once.
(informal) A quadcopter.
(informal) A quadrangle (quadrangular courtyard).
(informal) A quadriplegic person.
(informal) A quadrupel beer.
(informal) A quadruplet (infant).
(informal) Quadruplex videotape.
(informal) The quadriceps muscle.
(informal, computer graphics) A quadrilateral.
(letterpress typography) A blank metal block used to fill short lines of type.
(printing slang) A joke used to fill long days of setting type.
(skating) Clipping of quadruple (“kind of jump in figure skating”).
(typography, phototypesetting and digital typesetting) A keyboard command which aligns text with the left or right margin, or centred between them. In combination, as quad left, quad right, or quad centre.
A poster, measuring forty by thirty inches, advertising a cinematic film release.
A quad bike (from quadricycle)
A serving of four shots of espresso.
A skate with four wheels.
Abbreviation of quadrillion BTU. (10¹⁵ BTU)
(letterpress typography, transitive, intransitive) To fill spaces in a line of type with quads. Also quad out.
(transitive) To twist four individually insulated conductors together as two pairs of twisted wires that are then twisted together.
(typography, phototypesetting and digital typesetting, transitive, intransitive) To align text with the left or right margin, or centre it.
to ride a quad bike
(obsolete) quagmire; marsh; bog.
(sports) Alternative form of quali
(usually in the plural) Qualifying exam. An exam taken by someone (usually a grad student or prospective grad student) to measure their mastery in something, usually an academic field.
(obsolete) A quarry
To choke or block (typically a river)
(Scotland, dialectal, with "of") Free; no longer involved with; quit.
(chemistry) A quaternary ammonium cation or compound.
(obsolete) A pustule.
(obsolete) An annoying, worthless person.
Alternative spelling of khat.
(Scotland, dialectal, transitive) To relinquish, forsake, give up.
(Wales and Southwest England, dialectal, intransitive) To squat or crouch down.
(transitive, obsolete) To satiate.
Alternative form of quawmire
(MLE) Alternative spelling of qway (“far”)
(nautical) A stone or concrete structure on navigable water used for loading and unloading vessels; a wharf.
To land or tie up at a quay or similar structure, especially used in the phrase "quay up".
plural of que
(Scotland, Northern England) A heifer.
(Lutheranism) Relating to the belief that the Book of Concord is authoritative because it faithfully describes the Christian faith as revealed in the Bible.
In a quia manner.
(archaic) A quip or gibe.
(Australia, New Zealand, colloquial, by extension, rare) dollar, dollars
(Britain, colloquial, slang) pound sterling (usually only used with a whole number of pounds)
(Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, colloquial, historical) various national currencies typically known by the name "pound"
(Ireland, colloquial, by extension) euro
(US, colloquial) the act of chewing such tobacco
(US, historical) A member of a section of the Democratic-Republican Party between 1805 and 1811, following John Randolph of Roanoke. (From tertium quid.)
(historical) A sovereign or guinea.
A piece of material for chewing, especially chewing tobacco.
Paired with quo, in reference to the phrase quid pro quo (“this for that”): something offered in exchange for something else.
The inherent nature of something.
(of a horse) To let food drop from the mouth whilst chewing.
To chew tobacco.
(Ulster) Affectedly nice, prim.
(Ulster) Moving with ease and precision.
(vulgar, derogatory) An extremely unpleasant or objectionable person.
(vulgar, slang) The female genitalia; the vulva.
(informal) A quintuplet.
A European scallop, Pecten opercularis, used as food.
A smart, sarcastic turn or jest; a taunt; a severe retort or comeback; a gibe.
(intransitive) To make a quip.
(transitive) To taunt; to treat with quips.
(usually followed by of) Released from obligation, penalty, etc; free, clear, or rid.
Any of numerous species of small passerine birds native to tropical America.
(reflexive, archaic) To conduct or acquit (oneself); to behave (in a specified way).
(transitive) To abandon, renounce (a thing).
(transitive) To leave (a place).
(transitive) To release from obligation, accusation, penalty, etc.; to absolve; to acquit.
(transitive) To set at rest; to free, as from anything harmful or oppressive; to relieve; to clear; to liberate.
(transitive, archaic) To carry through; to go through to the end.
(transitive, archaic) To pay (a debt, fine etc.).
(transitive, computing) To close (an application).
(transitive, intransitive) To resign from (a job, office, position, etc.).
(transitive, intransitive) To stop, give up (an activity) (usually + gerund or verbal noun).
(transitive, obsolete) To repay (someone) for (something).
(transitive, obsolete) To repay, pay back (a good deed, injury etc.).
(dated) An odd, puzzling or absurd person or thing.
(dated) One who questions or interrogates; a prying person.
(education) A school examination of less importance, or of greater brevity, than others given in the same course.
A competition in the answering of questions.
(transitive) To instruct (someone) by means of a quiz.
(transitive) To question (someone) closely, to interrogate.
(transitive, archaic) To hoax; to chaff or mock with pretended seriousness of discourse; to make sport of, as by obscure questions.
(transitive, archaic) To peer at; to eye suspiciously or mockingly.
(transitive, obsolete, rare) To play with a quiz.
(countable) A quadrangle or court, as of a prison; a prison.
(uncountable, Australia, slang) Confinement in a prison.