Quench is defined as to satisfy or to extinguish.(verb)
See quench in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME quenchen < OE cwencan, to extinguish, caus. of cwincan, to go out, akin to Fris kwinka, MHG verquinen, to pass away < IE base *gwey-, to complain, weep
See quench in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb quenched, quench·ing, quench·es
Origin: Middle English quenchen
Origin: , from Old English -cwencan (in ācwencan, to quench).
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