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Definition of Quinsy

Quinsy
Quinsy Quin"sy, n. [Contr. fr. squinancy, F. esquinancie, L. cynanche a sort of sore throat, Gr. ? sore throat, dog quinsy, fr. ? dog + ? to choke; cf. also L. synanche sore throat, Gr. ?. Cf. Hound, Anger, and Cynanche.] (Med.) An inflammation of the throat, or parts adjacent, especially of the fauces or tonsils, attended by considerable swelling, painful and impeded deglutition, and accompanied by inflammatory fever. It sometimes creates danger of suffocation; -- called also squinancy, and squinzey.

Meaning of Quinsy from wikipedia

- Peritonsillar abscess (PTA), also known as quinsy, is an ac****ulation of pus due to an infection behind the tonsil. Symptoms include fever, throat pain...
- Look up quinsy in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Quinsy may refer to: Quinsy, California; renamed Quincy, California Quinsy, a name for peritonsillar...
- Quinsy Gario (born 1984) is an activist in the movement against Zwarte Piet, as well as a performance artist. He was born in Curaçao and raised in St Maarten...
- Quincy (formerly, Quinsy) is a census-designated place and the county seat of Plumas County, California. The po****tion was 1,630 during the 2020 Census...
- "Oxford English Dictionary". Oed.com. Retrieved 21 December 2014. "Quinsy - Define Quinsy at Dictionary.com". Dictionary.com. Retrieved 21 December 2014....
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- fatal, and include parapharyngeal space infections: peritonsillar abscess ("quinsy abscess"), submandibular space infection (Ludwig's angina), and epiglottitis...
- tonsillitis.[citation needed] This is termed a peritonsillar abscess (or quinsy). Rarely, the infection may spread beyond the tonsil resulting in inflammation...
- clothes. The following day, he awoke with a severe sore throat (either quinsy or acute epiglottitis) and became increasingly ****se as the day progressed...
- which is itself a derivative, taken from "die Bräune", the German name for quinsy (a type of throat inflammation), which Prunella was historically used to...