Quarter

In architecture a quarter is a small piece of timber used in the construction of a wooden partition.
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Quarter

[country subdivision] A quarter is a section of an urban settlement. Its borders can be administratively chosen (then denoted as borough), and it may have its own administrative structure (subordinate to that of the city, town or other urban area). Such a division is particularly common in countries like Poland (dzielnica), Serbia (четв
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Quarter

Backstage pre-show call given 20 minutes before curtain up (15 minutes before beginners).
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quarter

[Noun] Plural form: quarters. One of four equal parts. It is also the name of an American coin.
Example: As there were four of us I cut the cake into quarters.
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Quarter

Ancient Measurement Terms: 2 stones ie. 28 pounds.
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Quarter

A binding of which only the back strip or spine is of the specified material.
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quarter

[n] - one of four periods of play into which some games are divided 2. [n] - a unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour 3. [n] - one of four periods into which the school year is divided 4. [n] - a fourth part of a year 5. [n] - one of the four major division of the compass 6. [n] - a quarter of a hundredw
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Quarter

(US Currency and Slang) - 25 cents.
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Quarter

A old measure of weight used in grain. Wheat-4½ cwt, Barley-4cwt, Oats-3cwt.
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Quarter

Direction between directly astern and abeam is 'on the quarter'. The corner between the gunwhale and the transom on each side.
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Quarter

One of four equal parts. Note: a quarter is also an outdated British unit of weight 1 quarter = 28 pounds (lb). See also: Half, Pound.
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Quarter

Quar'ter noun [ French quartier , Latin quartarius a fourth part, from quartus the fourth. See Quart .] 1. One of four equal parts into which anything is divided, or is regarded as divided; a fourth part or portion; as, a quarter of a dollar, of a pound, of a
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Quarter

Quar'ter (kwär'tẽr) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Quartered ; present participle & verbal noun Quartering .] 1. To divide into four equal parts. 2. To divide; to separate into parts or regions. &#x
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Quarter

Quar'ter (kwär'tẽr) intransitive verb To lodge; to have a temporary residence.
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Quarter

Quar'ter intransitive verb [ French cartayer .] To drive a carriage so as to prevent the wheels from going into the ruts, or so that a rut shall be between the wheels. « Every creature that met us would rely on us for quartering De Quincey.
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quarter

1. One of four equal parts into which anything is divided, or is regarded as divided; a fourth part or portion; as, a quarter of a dollar, of a pound, of a yard, of an hour, etc. Hence, specifically: The fourth of a hundred-weight, being 25 or 28 pounds, according as the hundredweight is reckoned at 100 or 112 pounds. ... The fourth of a ton in wei
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quarter

noun clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent; `he surrendered but asked for quarter`
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quarter

noun a district of a city having some distinguishing character; `the Latin Quarter`
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quarter

noun an unspecified person; `he dropped a word in the right quarter`
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quarter

noun a United States coin worth one fourth of a dollar; `he fed four quarters into the slot machine`
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quarter

noun one of the four major division of the compass; `the wind is coming from that quarter`
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quarter

noun one of four periods into which the school year is divided; `the fall quarter ends at Christmas`
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quarter

draw and quarter verb pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him; `in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes`
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Quarter

• (n.) One of four equal parts into which anything is divided, or is regarded as divided; a fourth part or portion; as, a quarter of a dollar, of a pound, of a yard, of an hour, etc. • (v. t.) The fourth part of the distance from one point of the compass to another, being the fourth part of 11
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quarter

(from the article `heraldry`) ...orles set closely together. The small shield used as a charge is an inescutcheon and often is used to bear the arms of an heraldic heiress (a ...
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