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quirk (4 peculiar to S.)
1. verbal subtlety, quibble Per. IV. vi. 8*.
2. clever or witty conceit Ado II. iii. 256 [245] “odd q-s and remnants of wit,” Oth. II. i. 63.
3. trick or peculiarity of behaviour Tw.N. III. iv. 271 “a man of that quirk.”
4. fit, sudden stroke All'sW. III. ii. 51* “q-s of joy and grief.”
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