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quart / kwôrt/ • n. 1. a unit of liquid capacity equal to a quarter of a gallon or two pints, equivalent in the U.S. to approx. 0.94 liter and in Britain to approx. 1.13 liters. ∎  a unit of dry capacity equivalent to approx. 1.10 liters. 2. (also quarte) Fencing the fourth of eight standard parrying positions. 3. (in piquet) a sequence of four cards of the same suit.

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quart1 one-fourth of a gallon. XIV. — (O)F. quarte :- L. quarta, sb. use of fem. of quartus fourth, ordinal of quattuor FOUR.

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quart2 position in fencing XVII; sequence of four cards XVIII. — F. quarte :- L. quartus fourth (see prec.).

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quart Imperial measure of volume, equal to ¼ imperial gallon or 2 pints (i.e. 1.1  L).