1 a liquid measure equal to a quarter of a gallon; two pints.
2 a vessel containing this amount.
3 US a unit of dry measure, equivalent to one-thirty-second of a bushel (1.1 litre).
4 (also quarte) the fourth of eight parrying positions in fencing.
a quart into a pint pot
1 a large amount etc. fitted into a small space.
2 something difficult or impossible to achieve.
ME f. OF quarte f. L quarta fem. of quartus fourth f. quattuor four
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