quail at


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Verb1.quail at - anticipate with dread or anxietyquail at - anticipate with dread or anxiety  
look for, look to, anticipate - be excited or anxious about
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I am fond of solitude and love the night, so my resolution to "camp out" was soon taken, and by the time that it was dark I had made my bed of boughs and grasses in a corner of the room and was roasting a quail at a fire that I had kindled on the hearth.
New Mexico is home to three kinds of quail: scaled and Gambel's quail in southeastern and southwestern New Mexico, with a few Mearns quail at higher elevations in the southwest.
Expression of Nkx2-5 gene in chicken was significantly lower than that in quail at the same point of time (p<0.