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quillet

(ˈkwɪlɪt)
n
archaic a quibble or subtlety
[C16: from earlier quillity, perhaps an alteration of quiddity]
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QUILLET A Part of an archer's equipment B A period of five C A subtlety in argument who am I?
Back in Paris, Anna Trattles, who is British, and Alice Quillet, who is French and British, have spent the past three years serving up mainly British food at Le Bal Cafe, connected to Le Bal gallery.
En 1956, la maison Quillet de Paris, specialisee dans l'edition de dictionnaires de langues, s'associait avec l'editeur Flammarion pour produire le Dictionnaire usuel Quillet-Flammarion par le texte etpar rimage (1458 p.
From contemporary art museums to the catwalk, Nespresso consistently has its finger on the pulse of the hottest lifestyle trends to offer aficionados the widest range of coffee machines and accessories for their homes," said Olivier Quillet, International Marketing Director, Nestle Nespresso.
Oliver Quillet, international marketing director for Nespresso discussed how public figures "can be utilized as brand ambassadors that can significantly attract new consumers to the coffee segment.
See, for example, Guillemeau, Child-Birth, 25; Abbot Quillet, Callipaediae; or, An Art how to have Handsome Children: Written in Latin by the Abbot Quillet.
14, with a delegation headed by Charles Kleiber, Swiss state secretary for science and research; Franz von Daniken, Swiss state secretary for foreign affairs; Christian Blickenstorfer, Swiss ambassador to the US and the Swiss Consul General in San Francisco, Roland Quillet, in attendance.
WHO: Officials in attendance will include Charles Kleiber, Swiss state secretary for science and research; Franz von Daniken, Swiss state secretary for foreign affairs; Christian Blickenstorfer, Swiss ambassador to the US; Roland Quillet, Swiss consul general in San Francisco; and Christian Simm, Swiss science and technology counselor in San Francisco and executive director of swissnex; and local and state representatives.
Strombelline will report directly to Everett Schenk, BNP Paribas' Head of Territory - North America, and functionally to Alain Moynot, BNP Paribas' Global Head of Professional Ethics, and Denis Quillet, Head of Ethics and Compliance for the Corporate and Investment Banking Core business.
Mohammed Razwan, 25, of Quillets Close, Bell Green, Coventry, was convicted of driving with no insurance and failing to produce his insurance.
I could, perhaps pedantically, add to de Grazia's store of wordplay connecting Hamlet to the land his line on "the skull of a lawyer": "where be his quiddits now, his quillets .
The book becomes a means to counter dramatic instances of social transformation, such as when 'a wench of fourteen, with a few Dramatical Drayton and Sidney Quillets, put to the non plus a Gallant of thirty; I may safely depose on it, that I have heard such a Lass defeat a Gentleman of some years standing at the Inns of Court' (sig.