quaier (c.1150)

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quaier (c.1150)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 2/ii,1437b quaterni; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,407a cahier; TL: 2,10 caier; DEAF: ; DMF:  cahier; TLF:  cahier; OED:  quire n.; MED:  quaier n.; DMLBS: 2623a quaternus ]
quaer,  quair,  quayer,  quayere;  queir,  quer;  quier  

s.

1quire, set of four sheets of parchment or paper folded to form eight leaves
( MS: s.xiii )  quaternus: quair  ii 116.167
( 1313-14 )  un coroner livera sus ces pleez en quayer et ne mye en roules  Ed II v 24
unitvolumequire (as the standard commercial unit by which sheets of paper are sold)
( 1436 )  Item pur .v. queirs de paper que je despendu en l'ocupacion de l'ofice: .xx. d.  122
booklet, pamphlet
( a.1382 )  furount fichez sure le us del eglise [...] quatres quayers [...]. Le title de les deux greindres quayeres fuist [...]. Et le title des deux meindres quaiers fuist [...]  3.34, 37 and 39
( 1397 )  un petit quayer coverez de drap d'or d'un kalendre de les chapitres del bible versifiez  300
( 1419 )  divers livres e quayers de art et autre science, dont les noms ne sceient estre descerniez  100

a.

quaier denier
1curr.finan.quarter penny, farthing
( c.1150; MS: s.xii3/4 )  .xv. sol. de sol. engleis, que est apelé quaer denier  (Hk) 11,1
quart#1  quarte#1  quarter  quatre#1 
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