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 Qui Vive? (French).Quibble. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Quia Emptores.
 
A statute passed in the reign of Edward I., and directed against the formation of new manors, whereby feudal lords were deprived of their dues. It is so called from its first two words.   1
 


 Qui Vive? (French).Quibble. 

 
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