Quotation marks(Print.), two inverted commas placed at the beginning, and two apostrophes at the end, of a passage quoted from an author in his own words.

(Quo*ta"tion*ist) n. One who makes, or is given to making, quotations.

The narrow intellectuals of quotationists.

(Quote) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quoted; p. pr. & vb. n. Quoting.] [OF. quoter, F. coter to letter, number, to quote, LL. quotare to divide into chapters and verses, fr. L. quotus. See Quota.] [Formerly written also cote.]

1. To cite, as a passage from some author; to name, repeat, or adduce, as a passage from an author or speaker, by way of authority or illustration; as, to quote a passage from Homer.

2. To cite a passage from; to name as the authority for a statement or an opinion; as, to quote Shakespeare.

3. (Com.) To name the current price of.

4. To notice; to observe; to examine. [Obs.] Shak.

5. To set down, as in writing. [Obs.] "He's quoted for a most perfidious slave." Shak.

Syn. — To cite; name; adduce; repeat. — Quote, Cite. To cite was originally to call into court as a witness, etc., and hence denotes bringing forward any thing or person as evidence. Quote usually signifies to reproduce another's words; it is also used to indicate an appeal to some one as an authority, without adducing his exact words.

(Quote) n. A note upon an author. [Obs.] Cotgrave.

(Quot"er) n. One who quotes the words of another.

(Quoth) v. t. [AS. cweðan, imp. cwæð, pl. cw&aemacrdon; akin to OS. queðan, OHG. quethan, quedan, Icel. kveða, Goth. qiþan. &radic22. Cf. Bequeath.] Said; spoke; uttered; — used only in the first and third persons in the past tenses, and always followed by its nominative, the word or words said being the object: as, quoth I, quoth he. "Let me not live, quoth he." Shak.

(Quoth"a) interj. [For quoth 'a said he, 'a being corrupted from he.] Indeed; forsooth.

To affront the blessed hillside drabs and thieves
With mended morals, quotha, — fine new lives !
Mrs. Browning.

Quotation to Quran

(Quo*ta"tion) n. [From Quote.]

1. The act of quoting or citing.

2. That which is quoted or cited; a part of a book or writing named, repeated, or adduced as evidence or illustration. Locke.

3. (Com.) The naming or publishing of the current price of stocks, bonds, or any commodity; also, the price named.

4. Quota; share. [Obs.]

5. (Print.) A piece of hollow type metal, lower than type, and measuring two or more pica ems in length and breadth, used in the blank spaces at the beginning and end of chapters, etc.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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