Quarrelet to Quartermaster

(Quar"rel*et) n. A little quarrel. See 1st Quarrel, 2. [Obs.] "Quarrelets of pearl [teeth]." Herrick.

(Quar"rel*ing), a. Engaged in a quarrel; apt or disposed to quarrel; as, quarreling factions; a quarreling mood.Quar"rel*ing*ly, adv.

(Quar"rel*lous) a. [OF. querelous, F. querelleux, L. querulosus and querulus, fr. queri to complain. See 2d Quarrel.] Quarrelsome. [Obs.] [Written also quarrellous.] Shak.

(Quar"rel*some) a. Apt or disposed to quarrel; given to brawls and contention; easily irritated or provoked to contest; irascible; choleric.

Syn. — Pugnacious; irritable; irascible; brawling; choleric; fiery; petulant.

Quar"rel*some*ly, adv.Quar"rel*some*ness, n.

(Quar"ried) a. Provided with prey.

Now I am bravely quarried.
Beau. & Fl.

(Quar"ri*er) n. A worker in a stone quarry.

(Quar"ry) n. [OE. quarre, OF. quarré square, F. carré, from L. quadratus square, quadrate, quadratum a square. See Quadrate, and cf. Quarrel an arrow.] Same as 1st Quarrel. [Obs.] Fairfax.

(Quar"ry), a. [OF. quarré.] Quadrate; square. [Obs.]

(Quar"ry), n.; pl. Quarries [OE. querre, OF. cuiriée, F. curée, fr. cuir hide, leather, fr. L. corium; the quarry given to the dogs being wrapped in the akin of the beast. See Cuirass.]

1. (a) A part of the entrails of the beast taken, given to the hounds. (b) A heap of game killed.

2. The object of the chase; the animal hunted for; game; especially, the game hunted with hawks. "The stone- dead quarry." Spenser.

The wily quarry shunned the shock.
Sir W. Scott.

(Quar"ry), v. i. To secure prey; to prey, as a vulture or harpy. L'Estrange.

(Quar"ry), n. [OE. quarrere, OF. quariere, F. carrière, LL. quadraria a quarry, whence squared (quadrati) stones are dug, fr. quadratus square. See Quadrate.] A place, cavern, or pit where stone is taken from the rock or ledge, or dug from the earth, for building or other purposes; a stone pit. See 5th Mine (a).

(Quar"ry), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quarried ; p. pr. & vb. n. Quarrying.] To dig or take from a quarry; as, to quarry marble.

(Quar"ry-faced`) a. (Stone Masonry) Having a face left as it comes from the quarry and not smoothed with the chisel or point; — said of stones.

(Quar"ry-man) n.; pl. Quarrymen A man who is engaged in quarrying stones; a quarrier.

(Quart) n. [F. quart, n. masc., fr. L. quartus the fourth, akin to quattuor four. See Four, and cf. 2d Carte, Quarto.] The fourth part; a quarter; hence, a region of the earth. [Obs.]

Camber did possess the western quart.

(Quart), n. [F. quarte, n. fem., fr. quart fourth. See Quart a quarter.]

  By PanEris using Melati.

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