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To stir to move. Not in use.

QUICK, a. If q is a dialectical prefix, as I suppose, this word coincides with the L. vigeo, vegeo, and vig, veg, radical, coincide with wag.

1. Primarily, alive living opposed to dead or unanimated as quick flesh. Leviticus 13 .

The Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead. 2 Timothy 4 .

In this sense, the word is obsolete, except in some compounds or in particular phrases.

2. Swift hasty done with celerity as quick dispatch.
3. Speedy done or occurring in a short time as a quick return of profits.

Oft he to her his charge of quick return repeated.

4. Active brisk nimble prompt ready. He is remarkably quick in his motions. He is a man of quick parts.
5. Moving with rapidity or celerity as quick time in music.

Quick with child, pregnant with a living child.

QUICK, adv.

1. Nimbly with celerity rapidly with haste speedily without delay as, run quick be quick.

If we consider how very quick the actions of the mind are performed.

2. Soon in a short time without delay. Go, and return quick.


1. A living animal. Obs.
2. The living flesh sensible parts as penetrating to the quick stung to the quick cut to the quick.
3. Living shrubs or trees as a ditch or bank set with quick.

QUICK, To revive to make alive. Obs.

QUICK, To become alive. Obs.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Quick'. King James Dictionary.

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