THIS PSAT VOCABULARY QUIZ IS PERFECT PRACTICE FOR THE REAL TEST
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
Now it is a merry din of quiring finches, all talking together.Doctor Cupid|Rhoda Broughton
Shakespeare himself ranged from gross naturalism to the quiring of cherubim.Ivory Apes and Peacocks|James Huneker
It is as if the pearly gates had been opened for a brief interval to let the earth hear the “quiring of the young-eyed cherubims.”Some Spring Days in Iowa|Frederick John Lazell
Mother kept 'quiring 'bout 'em as long as she lived and I have hoped dat I could hear from 'em.
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