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For a true pun always has a humorous idea behind the verbal quip that is its prominent characteristic.
It was a relief to hear his own voice in some such apparently light-hearted quip.
So Andrew Lackaday threw himself back in his chair and laughed at Elodie's quip.
THE MOUNTEBANKWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Smiling, debonair, complacent, the morrow's bridegroom had a careless quip for all and sundry on that last night.
It was the traveler whose quip was now being repeated miles away, far in advance of him.
THE SHORT LIFEFRANCIS DONOVAN
In his "Quip for an upstart courtier," 1592, Greene had spoken irreverently of Harvey's low extraction.
He is so intent upon his quip or quibble or jest, that he loses sight of more serious things.
RECOLLECTIONS OF A VARIED LIFEGEORGE CARY EGGLESTON
Tomkinson was far too keenly alive to the monetary side of the transaction to pay heed to the quip.
It was the first time that he heard no joke or quip flash along the forming line to bring cheers or laughter.
Such a quip, however, could not go unrequited, and she sought for means of retaliation.

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