Quisuous (adj) (Scottish) (rare)
Difficult to deal with or settle; perplexing; (of a person) of dubious character.
Late 17th century. Origin uncertain; perhaps from classical Latin quisquis whoever, with subsequent alteration of the ending after adjectives in -ous. With the form quisquose perhaps compare -ose.
“I’ve tried to explain to him but you know how quisquous he can be!”
A custom, principle, or belief distinguishing a particular class or group of people, especially a long-standing one regarded as outmoded or no longer important.
Mid 17th century: from Hebrew šibbōleṯ ‘ear of corn’, used as a test of nationality by its difficult pronunciation (Judg. 12:6).
A conference or meeting to discuss a particular subject./ A collection of essays or papers on a particular subject by a number of contributors.
Late 16th century (denoting a drinking party): via Latin from Greek sumposion, from sumpotēs ‘fellow drinker’, from sun- ‘together’ + potēs ‘drinker’.