Quart (?), n. [F. quart, n. masc., fr. L. quartus the fourth, akin to quattuor four. See Four, and cf. 2d Carte, Quarto.]

The fourth part; a quarter; hence, a region of the earth.

[Obs.]

Camber did possess the western quart. Spenser.

 

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Quart, n. [F. quarte, n. fem., fr. quart fourth. See Quart a quarter.]

1.

A measure of capacity, both in dry and in liquid measure; the fourth part of a gallon; the eighth part of a peck; two pints.

⇒ In imperial measure, a quart is forty English fluid ounces; in wine measure, it is thirty-two American fluid ounces. The United States dry quart contains 67.20 cubic inches, the fluid quart 57.75. The English quart contains 69.32 cubic inches.

2.

A vessel or measure containing a quart.

 

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Quart (?), n. [See Quart a quarter.]

In cards, four successive cards of the same suit. Cf. Tierce, 4.

Hoyle.

 

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