quoted[ kwoht ]SEE DEFINITION OF quoted
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The book in which he did so is not named in the chapter just quoted, but in Numb.
How much better the diagnosis of Madame Dacier, who is quoted by Lessing!
Old maids are quoted as thinking that it distracts the game.
"'A house that is divided against itself cannot stand,'" quoted Linda.
I just quoted a lot of things I had heard you say; and I did worse than that, Peter.
It concerns that interview in which I was quoted as saying things about gray-eyed girls.
He is now quoted as being thoroughly satisfied with its practicability.
"I mean it," he said, and he quoted the lines about Portia's sunny locks.
"Sticks an' stones'll break my bones, but names'll never hurt me," he quoted at her.
Quoted by M. Pascal, in the ninth of his "Lettres Provinciales."
late 14c., coten, "to mark (a book) with chapter numbers or marginal references," from Old French coter, from Medieval Latin quotare "distinguish by numbers, number chapters," from Latin quotus "which in order? what number (in sequence)?," from quot "how many," from PIE *kwo-ti-, from pronomial root *kwo- (see who).
The sense development is via "to give as a reference, to cite as an authority" (1570s) to "to copy out or repeat exact words" (1670s). Modern spelling with qu- is from early 15c. The business sense of "to state the price of a commodity" (1866) revives the etymological meaning. Related: Quoted; quoting.