We ground the justification of our nonconformity on dark subtilties and intricate quirks.Barrow.
2. A fit or turn; a short paroxysm; a caprice.
[Obs.] "Quirks of joy and grief."
3. A smart retort; a quibble; a shallow conceit.
Some odd quirks and remnants of wit.Shak.
4. An irregular air; as, light
quirks of music.
(Building) A piece of ground taken out of any regular ground plot or floor, so as to make a court, yard, etc.; -- sometimes written quink.
(Arch.) A small channel, deeply recessed in proportion to its width, used to insulate and give relief to a convex rounded molding.
Quirk molding, a bead between two quirks.
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