The briefest glance at David's productivity and output during his tenure there ought to put the quietus on that canard.
So neglected knocking down, for the sake of taking-up, giving the vagrants their quietus With a bare Bodkin.
It was in the second of those rooms that I nearly got my quietus.
We found both alike so promising that we felt we could trust either to give us our quietus, if die we must, on the high dilutions.
Now that's impossible, seeing that the night porter got his quietus also.
This put a quietus on all business, and the entire troop clustered around Elmer, begging to know what it could mean.
Which step should I take first—the quietus, of 'curds-and-whey,' or the courtship?
It might be well said that discipline has received its quietus.
To see Jake get his quietus from so unexpected a quarter was a tonic in itself.
I was feeling ill and weary, and longing for sleep, and hoped this would be a quietus to my young friend.
"discharge, clearing of accounts," 1530s, short for Medieval Latin phrase quietus est "he is quit" (see quit). Hence, "death" (i.e. "final discharge"), c.1600. Latin quies also was used for "the peace of death."