An examination or contest that qualifies one to advance to the next level of accomplishment or competition.
Alternative capitalization of qual.
1663–1728, Diary of Cotton Mather, volume 2 (1957 republication by F. Ungar Pub. Co.), page 99.
24 d. 6 m. This Day I was buffeted with a libellous Latter from a Merchant in this Town, fill’d with Scurrilities that I suppose were hardly ever æqualled in the World.
Other Word Forms of Qual
Origin of Qual
Short for qualification qualifying
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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