quatre [kah-ter; French ka-truh] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. 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.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1

    George Saintsbury

  • Quatre Bras is won, but Waterloo has to be fought to-morrow.

    The Expositor’s Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 1

    A. Maclaren

  • Also the marches and polonaises a quatre mains he played with his pupils.

    Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician

    Frederick Niecks

  • Napoleon in his flight crossed the battlefield of Quatre Bras.

    The Spell of Belgium

    Isabel Anderson

  • At Quatre Bras the issue of the day was unfavourable to the French.

    History of Modern Europe 1972-1878

    C. A. Fyffe

  • British Dictionary definitions for quatre quatre noun

    1. a playing card with four pips

    Word Origin for quatre French: four

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