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Definition of: quail

(kwāl) noun
1. An Old World migratory game bird (Coturnix coturnix) similar to the partridge, having a very short tail.
2. Any of various small American game birds related to the partridge (family Perdicidae), especially the bobwhite and the California quail (Lophortyx californica). See BOBWHITE.
3. Obs. A prostitute. [<OF quaille, prob. <Gmc.]

Definition of: quail

(kwāl) v.i.
To shrink with fear; lose heart or courage. [ME quailen; origin uncertain]

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