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Origin of quire1
Definition for quire (2 of 2)
noun, verb (used with or without object), quired, quir·ing.
Example sentences from the Web for quire
But it re-quired years, and sometimes centuries, to get him fully established among the Gods.The World's Sixteen Crucified Saviors|Kersey Graves
Books may be quired in printing, that is, several sheets may be put together, like the sheets in a quire of paper.
A-my had her bi-cy-cle with her, and went off on it to see Grand-ma's neigh-bors and do any lit-tle er-rands that were re-quired.Pages for Laughing Eyes|Unknown
When the sheets of a pamphlet are folded and set into each other in one section, they are quired.Notes on Bookbinding for Libraries|John Cotton Dana
British Dictionary definitions for quire (1 of 2)
- four sheets of paper folded once to form a section of 16 pages
- a section or gathering