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Name Term description
Name Quaiffmaker Term description

Cap maker. One who makes soft headgear.

Name Quariour/quarrier/quarriour Term description

One who works in a quarry

Name Quarter-gunner Term description

One of a team manning a large gun in the army or the navy

Name Quarter-master Term description

Organiser of supplies, usually in the army or in a guild

Name Quartermaster Term description

Organiser of supplies, usually in the army or in a guild

Name Quartier Term description

? Quartermaster of a ship

Name Queffmaker Term description

Cap maker

Name Querrior Term description

One who works in a quarry

Name Quey/quoy Term description

A heifer. Other variants included 'ky' and 'coy'. For more information, see our guide to agricultural produce and livestock.

Name Queyn/quine Term description

A young woman

Name Queynie/quinie Term description

A little girl

Name Quinsy Term description

A complication of tonsillitis characterised by the formation of abscesses (also known as suppurative tonsillitis or peritonsillar abscess).

Name Quondam Term description

Former or deceased

Name Quot Term description

The twentieth part of the moveable estate of a deceased person, which was originally the due of the bishop in whose diocese he had resided. It continued to be paid after the Reformation, but to the commissaries.