n. [From Quote.] 1. The
act of quoting or citing.
2. That which is quoted or cited; a part of a
book or writing named, repeated, or adduced as evidence or
3. (Com.) The naming or publishing of
the current price of stocks, bonds, or any commodity; also, the price
4. Quota; share. [Obs.]
5. (Print.) A piece of hollow type
metal, lower than type, and measuring two or more pica ems in length
and breadth, used in the blank spaces at the beginning and end of
Quotation marks (Print.), two inverted
commas placed at the beginning, and two apostrophes at the end, of a
passage quoted from an author in his own words.