Thomas Bewick, vignette from The History of British Birds, 6th ed, 1826

quisquĭlĭae, ārum, f. (neutr. collat. form quisquĭlĭa, ōrum, Petr. 75; cf.: quisquilia, σκύβαλα, Gloss. Philox.) [prob. from quisque, all sorts of things, odds and ends]. I. Lit., the waste or refuse of any thing, the droppings of trees, sweepings, off-scourings, rubbish, filth … (Lewis and Short)

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