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 Quino’nes (Suero de),Quinsy. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Quinquages’ima Sunday (Latin, fiftieth).
 
Shrove Sunday, or the first day of the week which contains Ash-Wednesday. It is so called because in round numbers it is the fiftieth day before Easter.   1
 


 Quino’nes (Suero de),Quinsy. 

 
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