Definition of quire. Meaning of quire. Synonyms of quire

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Definition of quire

Quire
Quire Quire, n. See Choir. [Obs.] --Spenser. A quire of such enticing birds. --Shak.
Quire
Quire Quire, v. i. To sing in concert. [R.] --Shak.
Quire
Quire Quire, n. [OE. quaer, quair, OF. quayer, cayer, ca["i]er, F. cahier, a book of loose sheets, a quarter of a quire, LL. quaternus, quaternum, sheets of paper packed together, properly, four together, fr. L. quaterni four each, by fours, quattuor, four. See Four and cf. Cahier.] A collection of twenty-four sheets of paper of the same size and quality, unfolded or having a single fold; one twentieth of a ream.
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Choir Choir, n. [OE. quer, OF. cuer, F. ch[oe]ur, fr. L. chorus a choral dance, chorus, choir, fr. Gr. ?, orig. dancing place; prob. akin to ? inclosure, L. hortus garden, and E. yard. See Chorus.] 1. A band or organized company of singers, especially in church service. [Formerly written also quire.] 2. That part of a church appropriated to the singers. 3. (Arch.) The chancel. Choir organ (Mus.), one of the three or five distinct organs included in the full organ, each separable from the rest, but all controlled by one performer; a portion of the full organ, complete in itself, and more practicable for ordinary service and in the accompanying of the vocal choir. Choir screen, Choir wall (Arch.), a screen or low wall separating the choir from the aisles. Choir service, the service of singing performed by the choir. --T. Warton.

Meaning of quire from wikipedia

- Choir is an ensemble of singers (or actors). Choir or quire may also refer to: Choir (architecture), the area between the nave and sanctuary in a church...
- Quintavius Quirinius "Quentin" Quire, also known as Kid Omega, is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics,...
- needed] 25 sheets = 1 quire 500 sheets = 20 quires = 1 ream 1,000 sheets = 40 quires = 2 reams = 1 bundle 5,000 sheets = 200 quires = 10 reams = 5 bundles...
- A choir, also sometimes called quire, is the area of a church or cathedral that provides seating for the clergy and church choir. It is in the western...
- return to again and again. Hardy himself called the story of the Mellstock Quire and its west-gallery musicians "a fairly true picture, at first hand, of...
- Quiring may refer to: Quiring Township, Beltrami County, Minnesota Christopher Quiring (born 1990), German footballer Heinrich Quiring (1883–1964), German...
- Tobias Vincent Maguire (born June 27, 1975) is an American actor and film producer. He is best known for his role as Peter Parker / Spider-Man in Sam Raimi's...
- exponent bits and quire sizes: Note: 32-bit posit is expected to be sufficient to solve almost all cl****es of applications[citation needed]. Quire is one of the...
- aisleless transepts with apsidal chapels, a low crossing tower, and a short quire ending in three apses. It was dedicated in 1077. Under Lanfranc's successor...
- Firstly, the membrane must be prepared. The first step is to set up the quires. The quire is a group of several sheets put together. Raymond Clemens and Timothy...
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