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meanings of quire


  1. A set of leaves which are stitched together, originally a set of four pieces of paper (eight leaves, sixteen pages). This is most often a single signature (i.e. group of four), but may be several nested signatures.
  2. A book, poem, or pamphlet.
  3. One-twentieth of a ream of paper; a collection of twenty-four or twenty-five sheets of paper of the same size and quality, unfolded or having a single fold.
  4. One quarter of a cruciform church, or the architectural area of a church used by the choir, often near the apse.
  5. A choir.


  1. To sing in concert.
  2. To prepare quires by stitching together leaves of paper.

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