Definition of "quitch" []

  • To shake; stir; move. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • To stir; move. (verb)
  • To flinch; shrink. (verb)
  • A species of grass, often considered as a weed. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "quitch" in a sentence
  • "Isch. And if a gang of men set to, to break and make this fallow with the mattock, it is transparent that their business is to separate the quitch grass from the soil and keep them parted?"
  • "Just so! — to throw the quitch grass down to wither on the surface, and to turn the soil up, so that the crude earth may have its turn of baking."
  • "The buoyant sound of the brass was seen as quitch, an artifact from the distant past."