quitch


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quitch \Quitch\ (kw[i^]ch), n.
   1. (Bot.) Same as Quitch grass.
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   2. Figuratively: A vice; a taint; an evil.
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            To pick the vicious quitch
            Of blood and custom wholly out of him. --Tennyson.
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