How Do You Spell QUAIL?

Correct spelling for the English word "quail" is [kwˈe͡ɪl], [kwˈe‍ɪl], [k_w_ˈeɪ_l]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of QUAIL

  1. A prostitute; so called because the quail was thought to be a very amorous bird.

Common Misspellings for QUAIL

Below is the list of 306 misspellings for the word "quail".

Usage Examples for QUAIL

  1. Instead of continuing in a direct course for the hills the fox now began to quarter the ground very much as a bird dog does in quest of quail. - "The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp" by Thornton W. Burgess
  2. Perhaps it was accounted to him as a merit by some that he did not quail at any coming fate. - "The Vicar of Bullhampton" by Anthony Trollope
  3. He used to sneak for the McKittrick cabin where he kep' an ol' muzzle- loadin' shot- gun, an' shot quail aroun' them springs up there when he'd ought to be workin'. - "Man to Man" by Jackson Gregory
  4. My partciular memory is of a quail- pie. - "If I May" by A. A. Milne
  5. The man took a small stone jar from a shelf and putting in a little water, took the half- cooked quail from the fire, and putting it in the jar set it on the coals among the ashes, and covered it. - "The Eye of Dread" by Payne Erskine