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Other Quartet Definition

[n] a musical composition for four performers
[n] four people considered as a unit; "he joined a barbershop quartet"; "the foursome teed off before 9 a.m."
[n] a set of four similar things considered as a unit
[n] four performers or singers who perform together
[n] the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one

Misc. Definitions

\Quar*tet"\, Quartette \Quar*tette"\, n. [It. quartetto, dim. of quarto the fourth, a fourth part, fr. L. quartus the fourth. See {Quart}.]
1. (Mus.) (a) A composition in four parts, each performed by a single voice or instrument. (b) The set of four person who perform a piece of music in four parts.
2. (Poet.) A stanza of four lines.

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