Quartette
Quartet Quar*tet", Quartette Quar*tette", n. [It. quartetto, dim. of quarto the fourth, a fourth part, fr. L. quartus the fourth. See {Quart}.] 1. (Mus.) (a) A composition in four parts, each performed by a single voice or instrument. (b) The set of four person who perform a piece of music in four parts. [1913 Webster]

2. (Poet.) A stanza of four lines. [1913 Webster]


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  • quartette — noun see quartet …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • quartette — quar·tette || kwÉ”r tet /kwɔː tet n. group of four; musical composition for four performers …   English contemporary dictionary

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