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quadruped an animal with four feet.
quadruple multiplied by four. [2 definitions]
quadruplet one of four children or animals born to the same mother at the same time.
quahog a small, round clam that lives in the ocean along the eastern coast of North America. Quahogs are mollusks with a soft body and a hard shell. Quahogs are eaten by people.
quail1 a bird related to the chicken that lives on the ground and is often hunted for sport and food.
quaint pleasant in an old-fashioned way.
quake to tremble, shake, or shiver. [3 definitions]
Quaker a member of a Christian religious group founded in England about 1650, called the Society of Friends.
qualification something that makes a person fit for an activity or job. [2 definitions]
qualified having the qualities or skills that are needed. [2 definitions]
qualify to make or be fit for a job or activity. [3 definitions]
quality a feature that makes a person or thing what it is. [3 definitions]
qualm a feeling of guilt or doubt. [2 definitions]
quantity amount or number. [2 definitions]
quarantine the keeping of a person, animal, or thing away from others to stop a disease from spreading. [2 definitions]
quarrel an angry argument or disagreement. [3 definitions]
quarry1 a large open hole or pit dug for mining stone, marble, gravel, or the like. [2 definitions]
quart a unit of measure equal to two pints or a quarter of a gallon. A quart is a little less than a liter. (abbreviated: qt.) [2 definitions]
quarter an amount equal to one fourth of a whole. [9 definitions]
quarterback the football player who calls the plays and handles the ball in most plays.
quarterly happening or appearing four times a year, often once every three months. [2 definitions]