English version

quail in Birds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishquailquail1 /kweɪl/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 HBBa small fat bird with a short tail that is hunted for food or sport, or the meat from this bird
Examples from the Corpus
quailDoes that mean that a man is a better machine for running than a quail, or a chipmunk or mouse?Combine remaining butter, mustard, honey, garlic, and lemon juice and slather over quail.Tuck wings behind back and lightly season quail inside and out with salt and black pepper.Season quail lightly with salt and pepper.If the quail have been reared with siblings, both sexes prefer to mate with first cousins.Because transplanted quail cells will behave normally in chick embryos, she realized she had an invaluable natural marker.For his creation Malicki grills whole quail on long grapevine cuttings.