noun, plural quartes [kahrts; French kart]. /kɑrts; French kart/. Fencing.
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The quarte, so called from being the fourth part of the chenet, which contained four pots and one French pint.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
Quart, Quarte, krt, n. a sequence of four cards: one of the eight thrusts and parries in fencing.
And she had got him half a quarte'n of whisky to hearten him up as he came away this morning.Memoirs of a Surrey Labourer|George Sturt (AKA George Bourne)
I muttered, giving him parry of low quarte like a good swordsman, and he came to the recover with a laugh.John Splendid|Neil Munro
When your opponent thrusts in quarte, you need only do this, and when they thrust in tierce, you need only do this.The Middle Class Gentleman|Moliere