A severe inflammation of the throat; tonsillitis. [< Lat. quinancia] -
Cf. Ague

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  • Squinsy — Squin sy (skw[i^]n z[y^]), n. (Med.) See {Quinsy}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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