Cue

Cue

, n. [From q, an abbreviation for quadrans a farthing.] A small portion of bread or beer; the quantity bought with a farthing or half farthing. [Obs.]
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The term was formerly current in the English universities, the letter q being the mark in the buttery books to denote such a portion. Nares.
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Hast thou worn
Gowns in the university, tossed logic,
Sucked philosophy, eat cues?
Old Play.
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Cuer"po

(kwr"p), n. [Sp. cuerpo, fr. L. corpus body. See Corpse.] The body. dale a tu cuerpo alegria, Macarena! (1996)
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In cuerpo, without full dress, so that the shape of the Body is exposed; hence, naked or uncovered.
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Exposed in cuerpo to their rage.
Hudibras.
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Cues"ta

(?), n. [Sp.] A sloping plain, esp. one with the upper end at the crest of a cliff; a hill or ridge with one face steep and the opposite face gently sloping. [Southwestern U. S.]
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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