[ kwahr-chuh, -tyuh ]

  1. a silver 25-cent piece of the Netherlands.

Origin of kwartje

<Dutch <Latin quartārius;see quarter

Words Nearby kwartje Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use kwartje in a sentence

  • A kwartje is a small silver coin worth one quarter of a guilder, or 10 cents in American currency.

    Hans Brinker | Mary Mapes Dodge