Translation of quire in Spanish:


mano, n.

Pronunciation /kwaɪ(ə)r//kwʌɪə/


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    (de papel) mano feminine
    • Finally, the quires of pages are bound between two wooden covers and the spine is tied with damp leather.
    • These quires are then bound together in the correct order to produce the book.
    • But I did have the trimmings from the quires the monks made to make tiny booklets of my own.
    • Pages printed on one or both sides, gathered into quires or folios, superseded papyrus and parchment rolls in the fourth century CE.
    • 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.