• Quart Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) In cards, four successive cards of the same suit. Cf. Tierce, 4.
  2. (n.) A vessel or measure containing a quart.
  3. (n.) A measure of capacity, both in dry and in liquid measure; the fourth part of a gallon; the eighth part of a peck; two pints.
  4. (n.) The fourth part; a quarter; hence, a region of the earth.

• Quartan Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Of or pertaining to the fourth; occurring every fourth day, reckoning inclusively; as, a quartan ague, or fever.
  2. (n.) An intermittent fever which returns every fourth day, reckoning inclusively, that is, one in which the interval between paroxysms is two days.
  3. (n.) A measure, the fourth part of some other measure.