Medical term. When a patient gets difficult you have to quone them.
"We're going to have to quone this patient"
A neologism coined in "The Stakeout
" episode of the television series "Seinfeld
", "quone" was a word used by Mrs. Seinfeld in a Scrabble
game. It was found by Jerry to not be a real word, but Kramer
insists that it means "to sedate
". Whether or not this word has been adapted remains to be seen.
"This dictionary's no good, we need a medical dictionary! When a patient is difficult, you quone him." - Kramer
to serve unmedically.
"that creep quack doc almost quoned me for good. it was a close shave buddy.. it was so close..
v. To perform an act on a difficult patient.
When a patient gets difficult, you quone him
quone coined in an episode of the TV show, Seinfeld
-noun- a non-word played in the game of Scrabble; -verb-(quone, quoned, quoning) to play a non-word in Scrabble.
Note: I've actually submitted this definition to Hasbro and to Merriam Webster, the manufacturers of The Scrabble Players Dictionary. Your other definition entries are good, but obviously they cannot actually appear in any medical dictionary. However, it seems that this definition has an actual function and place in a dictionary because it describes a common real-life situation (such as "wipeout" in surfing and "misdeal" in cards, etc)...and there is currently no dictionary listing for the situation