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Quire meaning

quire - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. See Choir.
  2. 2. To sing in concert.
  3. 3. A collection of twenty- four sheets of paper of the same size and quality, unfolded or having a single fold; one twentieth of a ream.
  4. 4. Twenty- four sheets of paper of the same size and kind.
  5. 5. 24 sheets of paper.

quire - examples of usage

  1. This may appear strange at present; but it is a fact, that even our general, when sending out a patrole, would request the officer to try to get him a quire of paper. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.
  2. If you are buying letter paper for your personal use and you require but three or four hundred sheets in the course of a year, don't bother very much about the price per quire. - "Dollars and Sense", Col. Wm. C. Hunter.
  3. " Immediately on the occurrence of this idea I rolled a quire of paper into a kind of cylinder and applied one end of it to the region of the heart and the other to my ear. - "Makers of Modern Medicine", James J. Walsh.
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