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Verb: quail  kweyl
  1. Draw back, as with fear or pain
    "she quailed when they showed the slaughtering of the calf";
    - flinch, squinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, blench
Noun: quail  kweyl
  1. (game bird) flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised
     
  2. Small gallinaceous game birds

Sounds like: quad, quail

Derived forms: quails, quailing, quailed

Type of: move, phasianid, wildfowl

Part of: bevy

Encyclopedia: Quail, Texas