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Definition of quail verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive] quail (at/before somebody/something) (literary)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they quail
he / she / it quails
past simple quailed
-ing form quailing
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to feel frightened or to show that you are frightened
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