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  • n  a quantity of paper; 24 or 25 sheets

  • It can be habit-forming because patients become dependent on it and re quire ever-increasing doses, and they show severe withdrawal symptoms when it is discontinued.
  • When MacMurray is not editing the magazine by means of alternately scribbling on and crumpling quire after quire of paper, he rudely baits Miss Colbert.
  • Soon Q "set out a quire of virgin folio paper" and, under the influence of Robert Louis Stevenson, wrote his first adventure story (Dead Man's Rock).

  • Steve Ashton in CTV.ca
    We are quire concerned when people obviously try and get back into their homes a bit early,Ashton said. "But we have to be concerned about safety, whether it be safe road access, but also with utilities, whether it be gas or hydro."

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