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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Squin·ance Squin·an·cy n.
 1. Med. The quinsy. See Quinsy. [Obs.]
 2. Bot. A European perennial herb (Asperula cynanchica) with narrowly linear whorled leaves; -- formerly thought to cure the quinsy. Also called quincewort.
 Squinancy berries, black currants; -- so called because used to cure the quinsy. --Dr. Prior.