n.1.A subtilty; an equivocation.
By some strange quiddit or some wrested clause.
- Drayton.
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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 .
His other books are An Octave to Mary (1893), Lyrics (1897), Child Verse (1899), Later Lyrics (1902), The Rosary in Rhyme (1904), and Quips and Quiddits (1907).