Definition of quarto
1 : the size of a piece of paper cut four from a sheet; also : paper or a page of this size
2 : a book printed on quarto pages
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In the twelve untitled poems that ran on quarto-size pages, scattered with varied-length ellipses, his long lines expand and contract between the margins like the steady crash of waves.
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Origin and Etymology of quarto
Latin, ablative of quartus fourth
First Known Use: 1580See Words from the same year
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