Definition of Quarte

1. n. Same as 2d Carte.



Definition of Quarte

1. Noun. (fencing) The fourth defensive position, with the sword hand held at chest height, and the tip of the sword at neck height. ¹

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Definition of Quarte

1. a fencing thrust [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quarte

quarrylike
quarryman
quarrymen
quart
quart-pot
quart-pots
quartal
quartan
quartan fever
quartan malaria
quartan parasite
quartane
quartans
quartation
quartations
quarte
quartene
quartenylic
quartenylic acid
quarter
quarter-
quarter-century
quarter-circle
quarter-crack
quarter-day
quarter-days
quarter-evil
quarter-final
quarter-finalist
quarter-finals

Literary usage of Quarte

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1. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"From the Engagement in Quarte—To deceive the parry of seconde : disengage in the upper line. ... To deceive the quarte parry : one-two in the upper line, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"These feints, if made over the urn, an parried with the simple parade of tierce ; if on the inside, with simple quarte. The other feinte are— ..."

3. Manual of Bayonet Exercise: Prepared for the Use of the Army of the United by George Brinton McClellan (1856)
"In quarte—PARRY ! One time and one motion. 34. Move the piece quickly to the ... The parries in prime, seconde, tierce, and quarte, followed by the thrust. ..."

4. A Dictionary of the Portuguese and English Languages, in Two Parts ...by Antonio Vieyra by Antonio Vieyra (1813)
"Quarte! d carte, the king's or the gene i al's quarter«. Quarte/, a quarter-rent, any money paid b quarters, quarterage. ..."

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