Definition of Quirk. Meaning of Quirk. Synonyms of Quirk
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Definition of Quirk
QuirkQuirk Quirk, n. [Written also querk.] [Cf W. chwiori to turn
briskly, or E. queer.]
1. A sudden turn; a starting from the point or line; hence,
an artful evasion or subterfuge; a shift; a quibble; as,
the quirks of a pettifogger. ``Some quirk or . . .
We ground the justification of our nonconformity on
dark subtilties and intricate quirks. --Barrow.
2. A fit or turn; a short paroxysm; a caprice. [Obs.]
``Quirks of joy and grief.' --Shak.
3. A smart retort; a quibble; a shallow conceit.
Some odd quirks and remnants of wit. --Shak.
4. An irregular air; as, light quirks of music. --Pope.
5. (Building) A piece of ground taken out of any regular
ground plot or floor, so as to make a court, yard, etc.;
-- sometimes written quink. --Gwilt.
6. (Arch.) A small channel, deeply recessed in proportion to
its width, used to insulate and give relief to a convex
Quirk molding, a bead between two quirks.
Meaning of Quirk from wikipedia
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, a literary magazine
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- charles randolph
quirk, cbe , fba (born 12 july 1920) is a british linguist early
life and career: quirk
was born at lambfell,
- john quirk
(18 may 1870 – 13 december
1938) was an australian
politician. he was born at balmain
- bryan quirk
(born 26 december
1946) is a former australian rules football
er in the victorian football league
. he was recruited
- the term is often
used to express eccentricity
may be w:quirk , quirk
. etymology: the term idiosyncrasy originates
- james patrick quirk
(icon , ˈ , k , w , ɜr , k; born october
22, 1954) is a former major league baseball catcher
and current bench coach
(quirks) is the award-winning canadian weekly science
news program heard
over cbc radio
one of the canadian broadcasting
- quirk books
is an independent
book publisher based
, united states
. the company
- in computing
to a technique
used by some web browser
s for the sake of maintaining backward compatibility
- john shirley-quirk cbe (born 28 august
1931) is an english
bass-baritone . he was born in liverpool
, and sang in his high school