Related to Queint: quaint
a.1.See Quaint.
imp. & p. 1.imp. & p. p. of Quench.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(27) And yet if universally spoken, it must avoid being merely common in its style: '[I]t ought to be a queint and elegant expression, to distinguish it from the vulgar way of Speaking'.
Furthermore, Spenser's description of Calidore's "queint vsage" as "fit for Queenes and Kings" casts a sideways glance at the Petrarchan politics of the English court, and the term "queint vsage" itself may be less than flattering (35.2).
Spenser's exploitation of this pun is directly reinforced by the concurrent allusion to Chaucer's The Knight's Tale, and the repetition of "cunning" and "queint" in reference to Britomart juxtaposes implications for both her chastity and her knowledge.
Speaking for herself, she shares her dream with the priest, and he replies as follows: Magnificke Virgin, in that queint disguise How couldst thou weene, through that disguized hood, To hide thy state from being vnderstood?
(AP)--Former Wyoming standout Queint Higgins remains the basketball coach at Laramie County Community College despite domestic violence and battery charges involving his wife.
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