Noun(1) a quantity of paper; 24 or 25 sheets
(1) There's only so many pens and packs of post-its to go round, so if you want something exotic like a stamp pad or a quire of photo-copy paper, get in with your order fast.(2) Myra had enclosed a quire of writing paper and three bottles of ink, no excuses for not writing now.(3) Pages printed on one or both sides, gathered into quires or folios, superseded papyrus and parchment rolls in the fourth century CE.(4) But I did have the trimmings from the quires the monks made to make tiny booklets of my own.(5) This is Franklin's workshop; its shelves are heaped with junk: quires of paper, rags, hammers, tongs, bottles, wires, books, old shoes, rolls of leather, bones, feathers.(6) These, too, were the work of several artists working simultaneously on numbers of quires on details such as historiated initials, bas-de-page and marginal illustrations, and line endings.(7) Some of the resulting changes in practice, such as the systematic marking up of quires by scribes for assembly by the libraire, are of great value to the codicologist in reconstructing the original order of the manuscript.(8) These quires are then bound together in the correct order to produce the book.(9) Finally, the quires of pages are bound between two wooden covers and the spine is tied with damp leather.
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