quarte

[ kahrt; French kart ]
/ kɑrt; French kart /

noun, plural quartes [kahrts; French kart]. /kɑrts; French kart/. Fencing.

the fourth of eight defensive positions.

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Origin of quarte

1690–1700; <French, feminine of quartfourth <Latin quartus
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British Dictionary definitions for quarte

quarte
/ French (kart) /

noun

the fourth of eight basic positions from which a parry or attack can be made in fencing

Word Origin for quarte

C18: from French, fem of quart a quarter
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