Quart
Quart Quart, n. [F. quarte, n. fem., fr. quart fourth. See {Quart} a quarter.] 1. A measure of capacity, both in dry and in liquid measure; the fourth part of a gallon; the eighth part of a peck; two pints. [1913 Webster]

Note: In imperial measure, a quart is forty English fluid ounces; in wine measure, it is thirty-two American fluid ounces. The United States dry quart contains 67.20 cubic inches, the fluid quart 57.75. The English quart contains 69.32 cubic inches. [1913 Webster]

2. A vessel or measure containing a quart. [1913 Webster]


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