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The fox hunt, the meat substitute and the town in Australia are named after the village in Leicestershire.
- (with "the") A famous fox hunt (one of the world's oldest, established in 1696) in Leicestershire.
1960, P[elham] G[renville] Wodehouse, “chapter XII”, in Jeeves in the Offing, London: Herbert Jenkins, OCLC 1227855:
- I've never hunted myself, but I understand that half the battle is being able to make noises like some jungle animal with dyspepsia, and I believe that Aunt Dahlia in her prime could lift fellow-members of the Quorn and Pytchley out of their saddles with a single yip, though separated from them by two ploughed fields and a spinney.
- A village (formerly Quorndon) in Leicestershire, England, UK.
- A town in South Australia.
- A mycoprotein-based food product used as a substitute for meat.
2011, Rosemary Conley, Rosemary Conley's Amazing Inch Loss Plan, page 257:
- For a vegetarian option, use Quorn pieces instead of prawns.
- ^ Oxford Dictionary of English (2010), page 1459