His court-appointed lawyer was drinking a quart of liquor per day.
A single joint holding a quart was enough to give any of the party a drink whenever they required it.
Mix all together, and moisten it with a quart of Madeira, and a pint of brandy.
Should cream not be available, one quart of scalded milk, containing one tablespoonful of butter, may be used with good results.
Mix all thoroughly, moistening it with a quart of bottled or sweet cider.
Put into a jar French brandy, and rose or peach leaves, in the proportion of a quart of the former to half a pint of the latter.
Take a quart of milk, which must be made warm, but not boiling.
Simmer it gently for eight hours in a quart of water, till reduced to a pint and half, and skim it clean while it is doing.
Or you may blanch a quart of ground-nuts and put them in instead of the almonds.
Place, while hot in quart jars, fill jars as compactly as possible, then pour the hot fat remaining in pan over top.
"one-fourth of a gallon," early 14c., from Old French quarte "a fourth part" (13c.), from Latin quarta (pars), from fem. of quartus "the fourth," related to quattuor "four," from PIE root *kewtwor- (see four). Cf. Latin quartarius "fourth part," also the name of a small liquid measure (the fourth part of a sextarius), which was about the same as an English pint.
Abbr. q., qt, qt.
A unit of volume or capacity in the U.S. Customary System, used in liquid measure, equal to 2 pints or 32 ounces (0.946 liter).
A unit of volume or capacity in the U.S. Customary System, used in dry measure, equal to 1.101 liters.