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Back-formation from quisling.


quisle (third-person singular simple present quisles, present participle quisling, simple past and past participle quisled)

  1. to collaborate with an (occupying) enemy power; be a quisling
    • 2017 June 26, Peter Bradshaw, “War for the Planet of the Apes review”, in The Guardian[1]:
      He sees off an attack from humans, who have as servants certain quisling apes, former followers of Caesar’s traitorous ex-comrade Koba (a motion-capture performance from Toby Kebbell).