quire
[ kwahyuhr ]
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Part of SpeechnounOrigin + Etymology
Middle English; from Old French quaier, from Latin quaterni ‘set of four’
Synonyms
noun
notebooknotepadpaperjournal
Antonyms
noun
unavailable
Definition
nouna collection of 24 or sometimes 25 sheets of paper of the same size and quality: one twentieth of a ream
Examples
nounA) Mary made a homemade journal by binding a quire with leather string. B) I collected a quire of high-quality paper to create a scrapbook from our travels.
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