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By-the-bye, Clary, did you ever quiz that doctor, as I desired you?

Next day, Sunday, his friends from Sulby came to quiz and to question.

Laboratory work by students, together with lectures and quiz sections.

The exclusive lecture system is intolerable, and the same is true of the quiz.

I've got a sure-enough headache—I didn't come over to quiz you.

"Me too," retorted the ex-salesman, as warmly returning the other's quiz.

This quiz, however, had elements that the younger Brants liked.

A little flock of chickadees stop in the white birches and quiz me.

"What a swell you are in your new frock coat," said a quiz to him one day.

She first looked in my face, being a sort of quiz in her way, and then at it.

WORD ORIGIN

1867, "brief examination of a student on some subject," perhaps from quiz (v.), or from apparently unrelated slang word quiz "odd person" (1782, source of quizzical). According to OED, the anecdote that credits this word to a bet by the Dublin theater-manager Daly or Daley that he could coin a word is regarded by authorities as "doubtful" and the first record of it appears to be in 1836 (in Smart's "Walker Remodelled"; the story is omitted in the edition of 1840).

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