• Quidditch A round red seamless leather ball, 12 inches in diameter – that is, about the size of a Muggle football – one of the four balls used in playing the game of Quidditch. Read More
• Quidditch The Quaffle used in modern Quidditch games. The Pennifold Quaffle is bewitched to slow its fall through air to about the speed of falling through water, so that Chasers have a better chance of catching the ball in mid-air, rather than continually retrieving it from the ground… Read More
• Quidditch A Quidditch foul, committed by a Chaser, consisting of tampering with the Quaffle to make it fly differently (QA6). Read More
• Glossary As a verb, this means “stand in line”. As a noun, “queue” refers to the line itself. Read More
• Publications The Quibbler is a tabloid newspaper of the Wizarding World. The current editor is Xenophilius Lovegood (OP10). It publishes an edition every month (OP26). The Quibbler prints wild, silly, and bizarre stories about famous people, particularly involving conspiracy theories. However, they also printed Harry’s story of the rise of Voldemort. Read More
• Magical objects A Quick-Quotes Quill is a quill that is enchanted to be set up on a sheet of paper without human support, which when activated will write an exaggerated account of whatever is said in its presence. Rita Skeeter carries an acid-green Quick-Quotes Quill in her crocodile skin handbag. When she wants… Read More
• Sports and competitions Quidditch, “the sport of warlocks,” is the premier sport of the wizarding world. Everyone follows Quidditch. Quidditch is a fast, dangerous, exciting game in which two teams flying on brooms compete for points scored by throwing a ball–the Quaffle–through hoops on either end of a large grassy pitch. Quidditch… Read More
• Occupations The Quidditch commentator has the important role during matches of keeping the crowd up to date on what is happening all over the Quidditch pitch. Read More
• Quidditch This yearly competition is won by the Hogwarts House with the highest overall Quidditch score. Read More
• Quidditch A Quidditch team is comprised of seven players: the Keeper, the Seeker, three Chasers and two Beaters. Keepers guard the goal hoops while Chasers try to throw the Quaffle through them. The Beaters use bats to drive Bludgers at the opposing players and disrupt play. Read More
• Quidditch For a professional Quidditch team, the person with overall responsibility for organisation and management of the team. Read More
• Quidditch Quidditch team mascots are a traditional part of the game of Quidditch. At Quidditch World Cup tournaments, team mascots put on a display prior to the final match (GF8, Pm). An attempt to have a display of mascots from all the participants at the 2014 Quidditch… Read More
• Quidditch Originally introduced to Africa by European wizards, most African countries field a national Quidditch side – several of these have featured in Quidditch World Cup tournaments (Pm). The tournament of African Quidditch-playing nations is called the “All-Africa Cup” (QA8). Read More