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Quicksilver

is argenʹtum vivum (living silver) silver that moves about like a living thing. (Anglo-Saxon, cwicseolfor.)

Swift as quicksilver


It courses through the natural gates

And alleys of the body.”


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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Qui sExcuse, sAccuse
Qui-Tam
Qui Vive? (French)
Quia Emptores
Quibble
Quick
Quick Sticks (In)
Quickly (Dame)
Quicksand
Quickset
Quicksilver
Quid
Half a Quid
Quids
Quid Libet
Quid of Tobacco
Quid pro Quo
Quid Rides
Quiddity
Quidnunc
Quidnunkis