quillet

quillet

[kwil-it]
noun Archaic.
a subtlety or quibble.

Origin:
1580–90; earlier quillity, variant of quiddity

quilleted, adjective
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quillet (ˈkwɪlɪt)
 
n
archaic a quibble or subtlety
 
[C16: from earlier quillity, perhaps an alteration of quiddity]

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