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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Squinance \Squin"ance\ (skw[i^]n"ans), Squinancy \Squin"an*cy\ (-an*s[y^]), n. [F. esquinancie, OF. squinance, esquinance. See Quinsy.] 1. (Med.) The quinsy. See Quinsy. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A European perennial herb (Asperula cynanchica) with narrowly linear whorled leaves; -- formerly thought to cure the quinsy. Also called quincewort. [1913 Webster] Squinancy berries, black currants; -- so called because used to cure the quinsy. --Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster]