Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Middle English from Old French quaier, from Latin quaterni ‘set of four’
Synonyms
  • notebook
  • notepad
  • paper
  • journal
Antonyms
  • unavailable
Definition
a collection of 24 or sometimes 25 sheets of paper of the same size and quality: one twentieth of a ream
Example
A) Mary made a homemade journal by binding a quire with leather string. B) I collected a quire of high-quality paper to create a scrapbook from our travels.
Usage Over Time

Stay Connected

Sign up to receive the word of the day, sent straight to your inbox.

By submitting this form, you are agreeing to our Terms of Use.