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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 quin·sy /ˈkwɪnzi/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 quin·sy /ˈkwɪnzɪ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quin·sy n.  Med. An inflammation of the throat, or parts adjacent, especially of the fauces or tonsils, attended by considerable swelling, painful and impeded deglutition, and accompanied by inflammatory fever. It sometimes creates danger of suffocation; -- called also squinancy, and squinzey.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a painful pus-filled inflammation of the tonsils and
          surrounding tissues; usually a complication of
          tonsillitis [syn: peritonsillar abscess]