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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: quinsy (0.01186 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to quinsy.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: quinsy quinsy n : a painful pus-filled inflammation of the tonsils and surrounding tissues; usually a complication of tonsillitis [syn: peritonsillar abscess]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Quinsy Quinsy \Quin"sy\, n. [Contr. fr. squinancy, F. esquinancie, L. cynanche a sort of sore throat, Gr. ? sore throat, dog quinsy, fr. ? dog + ? to choke; cf. also L. synanche sore throat, Gr. ?. Cf. Hound, Anger, and Cynanche.] (Med.) An inflammation of the throat, or parts adjacent, especially of the fauces or tonsils, attended by considerable swelling, painful and impeded deglutition, and accompanied by inflammatory fever. It sometimes creates danger of suffocation; -- called also squinancy, and squinzey. [1913 Webster]

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