how to pronounce quinsy


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quinsy is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of quinsy


  1. A peritonsillar abscess; a painful pus-filled inflammation or abscess of the tonsils and surrounding tissues, usually a complication of tonsillitis, caused by bacterial infection and often accompanied by fever.

quinsy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word quinsy occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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