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quirt

noun \ ˈkwərt \
Updated on: 10 Jan 2018

Definition of quirt

: a riding whip with a short handle and a rawhide lash

Origin and Etymology of quirt

Mexican Spanish cuarta


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quirt

verb

Definition of quirt

transitive verb
: to strike or drive with a quirt

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First Known Use of quirt

1887


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