Definition of "quirting" []

  • A whip with a leather thong at one end (noun)
  • To strike with a quirt (verb)
  • Present participle of quirt. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "quirting" in a sentence
  • "Shots cracked behind me, I heard the deadly swish of an arrow; my pony was stumbling among the loose stones, I jerked my revolver loose and glanced back-Jesus! the leader was a bare fifty yards away, quirting his mustang like fury, with another three strung out behind him."
  • "Once, in Ogallala years before, the Captain had launched himself at a sergeant who was quirting Newt."
  • "At first Dixon was mainly quirting his hands, to make him turn loose, but when that was unsuccessful he began to hit Newt wherever he could catch him."