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[kwil-it] /ˈkwɪl ɪt/

noun, Archaic.
a subtlety or quibble.
(archaic) a quibble or subtlety

“a quibble,” obsolete, “prob. a corruption of L. quidlibet ‘what you please'” [Klein].


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