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QUART, measures. A quart is a liquid measure containing one-fourth part of a gallon.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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And ten pounds, metamorphosed into quart bottles of beer, reared an immense and radiant vision, very like a brewery, inside his head.
By luck of birth possessed of a genial but soft disposition and a splendid constitution, his reputation was that for twenty years he had never missed his day's work nor his six daily quarts of bottled beer, even, as he bragged, when in the German islands, where each bottle of beer carried ten grains of quinine in solution as a specific against malaria.
Never's been drunk or sober in twenty years, and has never missed his six quarts of beer per diem.
Somebody had to pay for the six quarts, which, multiplied by thirty, amounted to a tidy sum in the course of the month; and, since that man was Dag Daughtry, he found it necessary to pass Michael inboard on the Makambo through a starboard port-hole.
I haven't the slightest idea of how much I drank--whether it was two quarts or five.
"A steady hand and a true eye, boys; so let two quarts be a bowman's portion." With shout and jest and snatch of song they streamed from the room, and all was peaceful once more in the "Rose de Guienne."
L'un de ces derniers est condamne a quitter la competition au Cap des quarts mais militaires comme Fassis sont appeles a sortir le grand jeu et penser a l'autre competition, la Botola, dans l'espoir de passer l'eponge sur la mauvaise prestation de la saison ecoulee.
Both Quart and Ehrenreich are here to promote Quart's new book, Squeezed: Why Our Families Can't Afford America.
What Alissa Quart calls "the failing middle class vortex" is indeed a powerful force, growing stronger every day, as she knows from personal as well as professional experience.
Wapda also tried hard to narrow the deficit in the last quart which they lost by one score yet the overall deficit was wide enough to cover.
Kingsgate is a very popular destination for shoppers but North Quart has left people scratching their heads.