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quitch

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noun \ˈkwich\

Definition of quitch



Origin of quitch

Middle English *quicche, from Old English cwice; akin to Old High German quecca couch grass


First Known Use: before 12th century


Medical Dictionary

quitch

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noun \ˈkwich\

Medical Definition of quitch

  1. :  quack grass—called also




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