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QC (=Queen's Counsel)
quack, quacksalver /Du. kwakken-salver/
hist a charlatan who sold useless salves and other treatments, esp. during the 14 century visitations of the plague.
quarrier
a quarry worker
Queen's Counsel Also: QC
UK law a barrister or advocate (SCT) appointed by letters patent to be one of Her Majesty's Counsel learned in the law during the reign of a female monarch.
Also: King's Counsel (KC) during the reign of a male monarch. [WIKI]
quisling
a traitor who serves as the puppet of an enemy occupying his or her territory. (=after Vidkun Quisling (1887-1945), head of Norway's government during the Nazi occupation (1940-1945).) [AHD]

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