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Quillets, sly tricks in argument, subtleties, cavilling, chicanery: some tricks, some q., how to cheat the “devil,” LLL IV, 3, 288. “these nice sharp q. of the law,” H6A II, 4, 17. “do not stand on q. how to slay him,” H6B III, 1, 261. “crack the lawyer's voice, that he may never more . . . sound his q. shrilly,” Tim. IV, 3, 155. “his quiddities, his q.” Hml. V, 1, 108. “keep up thy q.” Oth. III, 1, 25.
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