quatre [kah-ter; French ka-truh] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- the four at cards, dice, or the like.
Origin of quatre Borrowed into English from French around 1540–50 Examples from the Web for quatre Historical Examples of quatre
See below on the version Introduction to the Quatre Facardins.
Quatre Bras is won, but Waterloo has to be fought to-morrow.
Also the marches and polonaises a quatre mains he played with his pupils.
Napoleon in his flight crossed the battlefield of Quatre Bras.
At Quatre Bras the issue of the day was unfavourable to the French.
C. A. Fyffe
British Dictionary definitions for quatre quatre noun
- a playing card with four pips
Word Origin for quatre French: four