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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Quitch grass \Quitch" grass`\ (kw[i^]ch" gr[.a]s`). [Properly quick grass, being probably so called from its vigorous growth, or from its tenacity of life. See Quick, and cf. Couch grass.] (Bot.) A perennial grass (Agropyrum repens) having long running rootstalks, by which it spreads rapidly and pertinaciously, and so becomes a troublesome weed. Also called couch grass, quack grass, quick grass, twitch grass. See Illustration in Appendix. [1913 Webster]