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Synonym of Quail

Quail Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

Moby Thesaurus
quail
Synonyms and related words:
Cornish hen, avoid, blanch, blench, blink, boggle, broiler, caille, canard, caneton, capon, chapon, chicken, cower, cringe, crouch, damsel, demur, dindon, dodge, draw back, duck, duckling, evade, fade, faisan, fall back, falter, fight shy of, flinch, fowl, fryer, funk, gal, goose, grouse, guinea hen, hang back, hang off, have qualms, hesitate, hold off, jib, lass, lassie, maid, maiden, make bones about, miss, missy, oie, partridge, pause, pheasant, pigeon, pigeonneau, poulet, pull back, quiff, recoil, reel back, retreat, roaster, scruple, sheer off, shrink, shrink back, shy, shy at, sidestep, skulk, slink, sneak, squab, squinch, start, start aside, start back, stewing chicken, stick at, stickle, strain, swerve, turkey, turn aside, volaille, waver, weasel, weasel out, wild duck, wince
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
quail

Noun
1. flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised
(hypernym) wildfowl
(classification) game bird
2. small gallinaceous game birds
(hypernym) phasianid
(hyponym) bobwhite, bobwhite quail, partridge
(member-holonym) bevy

Verb
1. draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"
(synonym) flinch, squinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil
(hypernym) move
(hyponym) shrink back, retract

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