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quair

/kwer; kwɛə/
noun
1.
(Scot) a book
Word Origin
a variant of quire1
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  • It's all right to keep me waiting, of course, while you and quair here match for highballs at the Ritz.

    Between Friends Robert W. Chambers
  • It was common rumor that quair did his brilliant work only when "soused."

    Between Friends Robert W. Chambers
  • quair had met her several times at Manhattan Beach with various and assorted wealthy young men.

    Between Friends Robert W. Chambers
  • Apparently, incoherence, or perhaps weakness; used metaphorically.King's quair.

  • And to the demolition of the King's claim to the "quair" Mr. Brown ruthlessly proceeds.

    Ephemera Critica John Churton Collins
  • "Carpeaux has nothing on this young lady," insisted quair flippantly; and he pivoted on his heel and sat down beside the model.

    Between Friends Robert W. Chambers
  • A dull flush stained Graylock's cheekbones, and his keen eyes turned on quair.

    Between Friends Robert W. Chambers
  • quair smiled appreciatively, as though a delicate compliment had been offered him.

    Between Friends Robert W. Chambers

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