quiritation


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quiritation \Quir`i*ta"tion\ (kw[i^]r`[i^]*t[=a]"sh[u^]n), n.
   [L. quiritatio, fr. quiritare to raise a plaintive cry, v.
   freq. fr. queri to complain.]
   A crying for help. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall.
   [1913 Webster]
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