Quart-major



noun
1.
See under 2 (def 1).
[kahrt] /kɑrt/
noun
1.
Piquet. a sequence of four cards of the same suit, as an ace, king, queen, and jack (quart major) or king, queen, jack, and ten (quart minor)
2.
Fencing Rare. .
/kwɔːt/
noun
1.
a unit of liquid measure equal to a quarter of a gallon or two pints. 1 US quart (0.946 litre) is equal to 0.8326 UK quart. 1 UK quart (1.136 litres) is equal to 1.2009 US quarts
2.
a unit of dry measure equal to 2 pints or one eighth of a peck
noun
1.
(piquet) (kɑːt). a sequence of four cards in the same suit
2.
(fencing) (kart) a variant spelling of quarte
n.

“one-fourth of a gallon,” early 14c., from Old French quarte “a fourth part” (13c.), from Latin quarta (pars), from fem. of quartus “the fourth,” related to quattuor “four,” from PIE root *kewtwor- (see four). Cf. Latin quartarius “fourth part,” also the name of a small liquid measure (the fourth part of a sextarius), which was about the same as an English pint.

quart (kwôrt)
n.
Abbr. q., qt, qt.

quart
(kwôrt)

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