quillet

noun (1)
quil·​let | \ ˈkwilə̇t, usually -ə̇t+V \
plural -s

Definition of quillet

 (Entry 1 of 3)

chiefly dialectal
: a small tract of land

quillet

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of quillet (Entry 2 of 3)

archaic
: a subtle distinction : quibble

quillet

noun (3)
quill·​et | \ " \
plural -s

Definition of quillet (Entry 3 of 3)

archaic
: a small tube (as of paper)

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History and Etymology for quillet

Noun (1)

origin unknown

Noun (2)

probably short for obsolete quillity, alteration of quiddity

Noun (3)

quill entry 1 + -et

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“Quillet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quillet. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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