Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Middle English from Old French quaier, from Latin quaterni ‘set of four’
  • notebook
  • notepad
  • paper
  • journal
  • unavailable
a collection of 24 or sometimes 25 sheets of paper of the same size and quality: one twentieth of a ream
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.
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