Part of speech: noun

Four things of a kind; a musical composition for four voices or instruments, or the four persons who render it. quartette.

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Usage examples "quartet":

  1. Indeed, his quartet writing is often bald and uninteresting. - "Haydn", J. Cuthbert Hadden.
  2. The quartet sauntered out into the ballroom just as the signal for the grand march was given. - "The Chase of the Golden Plate", Jacques Futrelle.
  3. A quartet of capital voices were singing, and one who joined the chorus, standing by the flag, absently yet caressingly spread it at such breadth that we easily read on it the name of the command. - "The Cavalier", George Washington Cable.