Usage examples for quelled

  1. If the disease has too tight a hold on the bird to be quelled by this, give six drops of syrup of white poppies and six drops of castor- oil, mixed with a little oatmeal or ground rice. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  2. It was the same strange voice that had quelled the mutiny on the John, that had awed the men of Kirkcudbright. – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  3. Miss Cornelia quelled her with a glare and turned back to the detective. – The Bat by Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart