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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper twice to form four leaves.

Usage examples (30)
  • They form six volumes in quarto; and as Basil is the worst, so
  • Ephorus, in quarto historiarum libro, orbem terrarum inter Scythas,
  • Latin, Lipsiae, 1766, in quarto, with the learned notes of Kochler and Reiske, and some extracts of geography and natural history from
  • Morea; for a quarto is a very unmanageable travelling companion. for more
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