the Quality

From Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: the quality



the Quality pl (plural only)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of the quality (the upper class)
    • 1960, P[elham] G[renville] Wodehouse, chapter XIX, in Jeeves in the Offing, London: Herbert Jenkins, →OCLC:
      I would have spoken further, but before I could get under way the door opened, revealing Ma Cream, and [my manservant Jeeves] shimmered silently from the room. Unless expressly desired to remain, he always shimmers off when what is called the Quality arrive.