QUEEN, n. A woman by whom the realm is ruled when there is a king,
QUILL, n. An implement of torture yielded by a goose and commonly
QUIVER, n. A portable sheath in which the ancient statesman and the
He extracted from his quiver,
Did the controversial Roman,
An argument well fitted
To the question as submitted,
Then addressed it to the liver,
Of the unpersuaded foeman.
Oglum P. Boomp
QUIXOTIC, adj. Absurdly chivalric, like Don Quixote. An insight into
When ignorance from out of our lives can banish
Philology, 'tis folly to know Spanish.
QUORUM, n. A sufficient number of members of a deliberative body to
QUOTATION, n. The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
Intent on making his quotation truer,
He sought the page infallible of Brewer,
Then made a solemn vow that we would be
Condemned eternally. Ah, me, ah, me!
QUOTIENT, n. A number showing how many times a sum of money belonging