quail

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1 quail /ˈkweɪl/ noun
plural quail or quails
1 quail
/ˈkweɪl/
noun
plural quail or quails
Learner's definition of QUAIL
[count] : a kind of small wild bird that is often hunted
[noncount] : the meat of quail eaten as food
2 quail /ˈkweɪl/ verb
quails; quailed; quailing
2 quail
/ˈkweɪl/
verb
quails; quailed; quailing
Learner's definition of QUAIL
[no object] literary
: to feel afraid and often to show your fear in a way that can be clearly seen
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