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 Quince (Peter)Quinquages’ima Sunday (Latin, fiftieth). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Quino’nes (Suero de),
 
in the reign of Juan II., with nine other cavaliers, held the bridge of Orbigo against all comers for thirty-six days, overthrowing in that time seventy-eight knights of Spain and France. Quinones had challenged the world, and such was the result.   1
 


 Quince (Peter)Quinquages’ima Sunday (Latin, fiftieth). 

 
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