Mae quant


Mary, born 1934, English fashion designer and entrepreneur. Unabridged
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quant1 (kwɒnt)
1.  a long pole for propelling a boat, esp a punt, by pushing on the bottom of a river or lake
2.  to propel (a boat) with a quant
[C15: probably from Latin contus a pole, from Greek kontos]

quant2 (kwɒnt)
informal a highly paid computer specialist with a degree in a quantitative science, employed by a financial house to predict the future price movements of securities, commodities, currencies, etc
[C20: from quantitative]

Quant (kwɒnt)
Mary. born 1934, British fashion designer, whose Chelsea Look of miniskirts and geometrically patterned fabrics dominated London fashion in the 1960s

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