Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Middle English form of quarry.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Lake a gang of children, the Guises and the poets dashed across the lawn to the stone-walled jeu quarre tennis court.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • If you ask him to take a Glass of Wine at a Tavern with you, he is always engaged in a _Parti quarre_; and then he speaks all the _French_ he is Master of.

    The Theater (1720)

  • [1 "Adioustez a ces difficultez, qu'il faut coucher sur la terre nue, ou sur quelque dure roche, faute de trouuer dix ou douze pieds de terre en quarre pour placer vne chetiue cabane; qu'il faut sentir incessamment la puanteur des Sauuages recreus, marcher dans les eaux, dans les fanges, dans l'obscurite et l'embarras des forest, ou les piqueures d'vne multitude infinie de mousquilles et cousins vous importunent fort."

    The Jesuits in North America in the Seventeenth Century

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