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 for quip
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quip \Quip\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quipped; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Quipping.]
     To taunt; to treat with quips.
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           The more he laughs, and does her closely quip.
                                                    --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quip \Quip\, v. i.
     To scoff; to use taunts. --Sir H. Sidney.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quip \Quip\ (kw[i^]p), n. [Cf. W. chwip a quick flirt or turn,
     chwipio to whip, to move briskly, and E. whip. Cf. Quib,
     Quibble.]
     1. A smart, sarcastic turn or jest; a taunt; a severe retort;
        a gibe.
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              Quips, and cranks, and wanton wiles.  --Milton.
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              He was full of joke and jest,
              But all his merry quips are o'er.     --Tennyson.
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     2. A short humorous or witty comment or observation, usually
        spontaneously formed in response to a prior comment.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  quip
      n 1: a witty saying [syn: epigram, quip]
      2: witty remark [syn: wisecrack, crack, sally, quip]
      v 1: make jokes or quips; "The students were gagging during
           dinner" [syn: gag, quip]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  104 Moby Thesaurus words for "quip":
     Parthian shot, ad lib, aphorism, apophthegm, apothegm, back answer,
     barb, be merry with, bon mot, boutade, bright idea, bright thought,
     brilliant idea, caustic remark, cavil, chestnut, comeback, conceit,
     crack, crack a joke, crack wise, cut, cutting remark, dig, dodge,
     double entendre, drollery, dump, epigram, equivoque, facetiae,
     flash of wit, fleer, fleer at, flight of wit, flout, foolery, fun,
     gag, gibe, gibe at, gibing retort, happy thought, jab, jape, jeer,
     jest, jesuitism, joke, josh, kid, kid around, leg-pull,
     make a funny, make fun, make fun of, mock, mot, nasty crack,
     parting shot, persiflage, play of wit, play on words, pleasantry,
     poke fun at, pun, put-down, put-on, quibble, quiddity, quillet,
     quips and cranks, quirk, quodlibet, repartee, retort, ridicule,
     riposte, rude reproach, sally, scintillate, scintillation, scoff,
     scoff at, scurrility, short answer, shuffle, slam, slap,
     smart crack, smart saying, snappy comeback, sparkle, stroke of wit,
     swipe, taunt, turn of thought, twit, utter a mot, verbal thrust,
     wheeze, wisecrack, witticism, yak
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  QUIP
         QUad In-line Package
         

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