a trick the cards of which have been collected by the taker and turned face down, further examination being prohibited.
[kwit-er] /ˈkwɪt ər/ noun 1. a person who or gives up easily, especially in the face of some difficulty, danger, etc. /ˈkwɪtə/ noun 1. a person who gives up easily; defeatist, deserter, or shirker n. as an insult, 1881, American English, agent noun from quit (v.).
[kwit] /kwɪt/ verb (used with object), quit or quitted, quitting. 1. to stop, cease, or discontinue: She quit what she was doing to help me paint the house. 2. to depart from; leave (a place or person): They quit the city for the seashore every summer. 3. to give up or resign; let go; relinquish: […]
[kwit-er] /ˈkwɪt ər/ noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. purulent infection of horses and other hoofed animals, characterized by chronic inflammation of the lateral cartilage of the foot and formation of fistulas that open above the coronet, usually resulting in lameness. /ˈkwɪtə/ noun 1. (vet science) infection of the cartilages on the side of a horse’s foot, […]
- Quit while one is ahead
verb phrase To stop doing something after achieving success or at least partial success: had won at slots, so he quit while he was ahead