quart


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quart \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.]
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         Camber did possess the western quart.    --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quart \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.
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   Note: 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.
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   2. A vessel or measure containing a quart.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quart \Quart\, n. [See Quart a quarter.]
   In cards, four successive cards of the same suit. Cf.
   Tierce, 4. --Hoyle.
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