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Scots is the Germanic language, related to English, spoken in Lowland Scotland and Ulster, not the Celtic language Gaelic!
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quarrel,
quarrel [ˈkwarəl]
n. A quarry, quarry stone.
v. To quarry
quarrel, quarrelin, quarrlin,
quarrel [ˈkwarəl]
v. To dispute a fact or claim, to challenge the truth or validity of, call in question, complain about, take objection to. To find fault with a person, to reprove, rebuke.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
quarrelin: Quarreling.
quarrelsome: Quarrelsome.
quart,
quart [kwart]
n. A gallon.
corter, korter, quahrter, quarter, quarterer, quarterland, qwaarter, qwarter, wharter,
quarter [ˈkwartər]
n. A quarter, a quarter-pound. A locality, district.
pl. quarters
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
quarter day: One of the four term-days in the year, Caunlemas (2 Feb.), Whitsunday (15 May), Lammas (1 Aug.) and Mairtinmas (11 November).
quarterer: A tramp who receives farm lodgings in exchange for work.
quarterland: A higland piece of land assessed at a quarter of the davoch.
quasi-delict,
quasi-delict [ˈkweːzi ˈdilɪkt]
n. leg. An act of negligence.
kwait, qayed, quaet, quaetlie, quaetlins, quaetly, quaetness, quaiet, quaietlie, quaietly, quait, quaiten, quaiteness, quaitlie, quaitlike, quaitlins, quaitly, quaitness, quate, quatelie, quatelike, quatelins, quately, quaten, quateness, quatin, quayed, queart, queart, queat, quide, quietlik, whiet, whyat, whyde,
quate [kwe(ə)t]
adj. Quiet, without noise, silent. Secret, private. Of weather: windless, still, calm.
adv. In a quiet manner, without noise or disturbance, stealthily.
 
quaten
v. To quieten.
 
quately [ˈkwe(ə)tlɪ]
adv. Quietly, privately.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
at quate: At peace, in a state of harmony.
quatin: Quieting.
quatelike: In a state of quiet, quietly.
quatelins: Quietly.
quateness: Quietness, peace.
earthquaak, earthquauk, erdquauk, kwaak, kwackan, kwak, quaak, quaakin, quack, quackoo, quacky, quaikin, quak, quakers, quakin, quakins, quauk, quaukers, quaukie, quaukin, quaukin$, quaukins, quauky, quawk, quuke, whackoo, yerdquauk, yirdquaak, yirdquake, yirdquauk, yirthquauk,
quauk [kwɑːk, kwɔːk, N. I. kwaːk]
n. A shaking or shivering.
v. To quake, shake, tremble. To swarm, be alive or infested.
pt. quaukit
pp. quaukit, queuk [kw(j)uk, kwʌk]
 
quauky
adj. Of ground: Springy, mossy.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
cou-quauk, cou's quauk: An affection of cattle, caused by the chilliness of the weather. The stormy, blustery weather that comes often in May.
cou-quauks, quaukers: S. The quaking-grass briza media.
quaukin [ˈkwɑːkɪn, ˈkwɔːkɪn, N. I. ˈkwaːkɪn]: Quaking.
quaukins: A quaking-grass of the genus Briza.
yirdquauk [jɪrd-], earthquauk [eːrθ-, S. jɪrθ-, I.Sh. ert-, ɪrt-]: An earthquake.
qualm, quaumsy, whamsy, whjaam,
quaum [kwɑːm, pɔːm, N. I. kwaːm & I. ʍaːm]
n. Qualm, a sudden onset of wind.
 
quaumsy
adj. Out of sorts, slightly upset or unwell.
bobbinquaw, bobbin-quaw, kwaa, qua, qua$, quaa, quaw, qwaw, squaw,
quaw [kwɑː, kwɔː, SW. wɑː, N. kwaː]
also with prothetic s squaw
n. A bog, quagmire, marsh.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
babbin-quaw, bobbin-quaw: A quaking bog, a quagmire.
quaukin quaw: A quagmire.
kay, kee, quay,
quay [keː]
n. A quay.

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