The page size obtained by folding a whole sheet into four leaves.(noun)
A book composed of pages of this size.(noun)
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Use "quarto" in a sentence
"They form six volumes in quarto; and as Basil is the worst, so"
"Ephorus, in quarto historiarum libro, orbem terrarum inter Scythas,"
"Latin, Lipsiae, 1766, in quarto, with the learned notes of Kochler and Reiske, and some extracts of geography and natural history from"