Quell Quell, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Quelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quelling}.] [See {Quail} to cower.] [1913 Webster] 1. To die. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Yet he did quake and quaver, like to quell. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. To be subdued or abated; to yield; to abate. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Winter's wrath begins to quell. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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