Quag"mire`(?), n. [Quake + mire.] Soft, wet, miry land, which shakes or yields under the feet. "A spot surrounded by quagmires, which rendered it difficult of access." Palfrey.
Syn. -- Morass; marsh; bog; swamp; fen; slough.
Qua"haug} (?), n. [Abbrev. fr. Narragansett Indian poquahock.] (Zol.) An American market clam (Venus mercenaria). It is sold in large quantities, and is highly valued as food. Called also round clam, and hard clam.
The name is also applied to other allied species, as Venus Mortoni of the Gulf of Mexico.
Quaich} (?), n. [Gael. cuach. Cf. Quaff.] A small shallow cup or drinking vessel. [Scot.]
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