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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Quandary \Quan"da*ry\, n.; pl. Quandaries. [Prob. fr. OE. wandreth adversity, perplexity, Icel. wandr[ae][eth]i difficulty, trouble, fr. vandr difficult.] A state of difficulty or perplexity; doubt; uncertainty. [1913 Webster]