quietsome

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From quiet +‎ -some.

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quietsome (comparative more quietsome, superlative most quietsome)

  1. (archaic) Characterised or marked by quietness; calm; still; tranquil
    • 1810 (original 1595), Edmund Spenser, ‎John Aikin, Hymns. Visions. Elegiac poems:
      Let no false treason seek us to entrap, / Nor any dread disquiet once annoy / The safety of our joy; / But let the night be calm and quietsome, / Without tempestuous storms or sad affray, / Like as when Jove with fair Alcmena lay, [...]

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