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quackery

[kwak-uh-ree] /ˈkwæk ə ri/
noun, plural quackeries.
1.
the practice or methods of a quack.
2.
an instance of this.
Origin of quackery
1700-1710
1700-10; quack2 + -ery
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quackery

/ˈkwækərɪ/
noun (pl) -eries
1.
the activities or methods of a quack
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Word Origin and History for quackery
n.

1690s, from quack (n.) + -ery.

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quackery

noun

The practices of ''quacks'': and knew it was ''world-class quackery'' (1709+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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