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English Dictionary: quartet by the DICT Development Group
2 results for quartet
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one [syn: four, 4, IV, tetrad, quatern, quaternion, quaternary, quaternity, quartet, quadruplet, foursome, Little Joe]
  2. four performers or singers who perform together
    Synonym(s): quartet, quartette
  3. a set of four similar things considered as a unit
    Synonym(s): quartet, quartette, quadruplet, quadruple
  4. four people considered as a unit; "he joined a barbershop quartet"; "the foursome teed off before 9 a.m."
    Synonym(s): quartet, quartette, foursome
  5. a musical composition for four performers
    Synonym(s): quartet, quartette
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Quartet \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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