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q.v.1

1.
(in prescriptions) as much as you wish.
Origin of q.v.1
< Latin quantum vīs

q.v.2

plural qq.v.
1.
(in formal writing) which see.
Origin
< Latin quod vidē
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  • Their arms are bows and arrows, and darts blown through a kind of pea-shooter made of a reed resembling bojo (q.v).

    The Philippine Islands John Foreman
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q.v.

Latin quod vide (which see)
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