Quine [kwahyn] Examples noun

  1. Willard van Or·man [awr-muh n] /ˈɔr mən/, 1908–2000, U.S. philosopher and logician.

Examples from the Web for quine Historical Examples of quine

  • Later introductions also have this stress, as ‘bvine’, ‘cnine’, ‘quine’.

    Society for Pure English Tract 4

    John Sargeaunt

  • Vive Klindworth, quine mangeait et ne buvait pas, mais qui assistait!

    Wagner as I Knew Him

    Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger

  • Only the simple drawing, the ambe and the terne to be retained; the quarterne and the quine to be abolished.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • No; a quine in the lottery, won by Europe, and paid by France; it was hardly worth while erecting a lion for it.

    The Best of the World’s Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)–Continental Europe I


  • The extrait gave fifteen times the price of the ticket; the quine gave one 21 million times the price.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 1


  • British Dictionary definitions for quine quine noun

    1. Scot a variant of quean (def. 2)

    Quine noun

    1. Willard van Orman. 1908–2000, US philosopher. His works include Word and Object (1960), Philosophy of Logic (1970), The Roots of Reference (1973), and The Logic of Sequences (1990)

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