To quit cost, to pay; to reimburse.To quit scores, to make even; to clear mutually from demands.

Does not the earth quit scores with all the elements in the noble fruits that issue from it?

Syn. — To leave; relinquish; resign; abandon; forsake; surrender; discharge; requite. — Quit, Leave. Leave is a general term, signifying merely an act of departure; quit implies a going without intention of return, a final and absolute abandonment.

(Quit), v. i. To go away; to depart; to stop doing a thing; to cease.

(Quitch) n.

1. (Bot.) Same as Quitch grass.

2. Figuratively: A vice; a taint; an evil.

To pick the vicious quitch
Of blood and custom wholly out of him.

Quitch grass
(Quitch" grass`) [Properly quick grass, being probably so called from its vigorous growth, or from its tenacity of life. See Quick, and cf. Couch grass.] (Bot.) A perennial grass (Agropyrum repens) having long running rootstalks, by which it spreads rapidly and pertinaciously, and so becomes a troublesome weed. Also called couch grass, quack grass, quick grass, twitch grass. See Illustration in Appendix.

(Quit"claim`) n. [Quit, a. + claim.] (Law) A release or relinquishment of a claim; a deed of release; an instrument by which some right, title, interest, or claim, which one person has, or is supposed to have, in or to an estate held by himself or another, is released or relinquished, the grantor generally covenanting only against persons who claim under himself.

(Quit"claim`), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quitclaimed (-klamd`); p. pr. & vb. n. Quitclaiming.] (Law) To release or relinquish a claim to; to release a claim to by deed, without covenants of warranty against adverse and paramount titles.

(Quite) v. t. & i. See Quit. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Quite) adv. [F. quitte discharged, free, clear; cf. OF. quitement freely, frankly, entirely. See Quit, a.]

1. Completely; wholly; entirely; totally; perfectly; as, the work is not quite done; the object is quite accomplished; to be quite mistaken.

Man shall not quite be lost, but saved who will.

The same actions may be aimed at different ends, and arise from quite contrary principles.

5. To carry through; to go through to the end. [Obs.]

Never worthy prince a day did quit
With greater hazard and with more renown.

6. To have done with; to cease from; to stop; hence, to depart from; to leave; to forsake; as, to quit work; to quit the place; to quit jesting.

Such a superficial way of examining is to quit truth for appearance.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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