Quar"to (?), a. [L. in quarto in fourth, from quartus the fourth: cf. F. (in) quarto. See Quart.]

Having four leaves to the sheet; of the form or size of a quarto.

 

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Quar"to, n.; pl. Quartos ().

Originally, a book of the size of the fourth of sheet of printing paper; a size leaves; in present usage, a book of a square or nearly square form, and usually of large size.

 

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