noun, plural quackeries.
the practice or methods of a quack.
an instance of this.

1700–10; quack2 + -ery

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quackery (ˈkwækərɪ)
n , pl -eries
the activities or methods of a quack

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Example sentences
He took delight in ridiculing humbug, quackery, and falsity of all kinds.
We're a hundred years away from calling it science quackery.
Alternative and complementary medicine are mostly quackery.
And using pseudo-scientific quackery, particularly the kind that is culturally
  specific, won't do much in helping anything.
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