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Definitions of Quintan

  1. An intermittent fever which returns every fifth day, reckoning inclusively, or in which the intermission lasts three days. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. An ague which does so. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. Occurring as the fifth, after four others also, occurring every fifth day, reckoning inclusively; as, a quintan fever. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Recurring every fifth day. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for Quintan

  1. Mrs. Quintan graciously gave him her hand and said something about his kindness to her boy. – Love, The Fiddler by Lloyd Osbourne
  2. She was younger than Mrs. Quintan a tall, fair woman of middle age, with a fine figure, hair streaked with grey, and the remains of what had once been extreme beauty. – Love, The Fiddler by Lloyd Osbourne
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