Definitions

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  • n. A quarry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A quarry.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To block up.
  • To coagulate: said of milk in the female breast.
  • n. An obsolete form of quarry.
  • n. An obsolete form of quarry.
  • n. An abbreviation of quarter;
  • n. of quarterly.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • An 'quar'l with his frosted heels, an' spill his liniment;

    Riley Child-Rhymes

  • Then all of them were, except Adept/Citizen Purple, who was lost in his own private quar - rel.

    Here There Are Monsters

  • I receive an anonymous communication from a quar - ter which I know to be important, warning me that danger threatens a certain person.

    Chennai

  • (So far, New York seems better cushioned, since the United States accounts for a quar ter of the world economy.)

    Look Eastward, Bankers

  • In the white house family quar-ters, the ethos is more Methodist than Baptist.

    Soulful Matters

  • 'It's not worth getting disciplined over a fight in quar-ters.'

    Shaman's Crossing

  • For another, it had been neatly and efficiently quar-tered before being hung from the roof of the ice cave by its massive right arm.

    The Chronicles of Riddick

  • Sed remotis mensis, cum in triclinio regalibus exueretur, tres optimates eum prosequuti, quorum vnus erat comes Haroldus, secundus abbas, tertius episcopus, familiaritatis ausu interrogant quid riserat: mirum omnibus nec immerit� videri, quar� in tanta serenitate diei et neg騮ij, tacentibus c鎡eris, scurrilem cachinnum ejecerit.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • The dying king, reconciled after one last epic quar - rel with a son whom he has mistrusted right down to this moment, has a few things to say to his son and heir.

    Shakespeare

  • COMMUNITY, SOCIAL AND PERSONAL SERVICES The total gross salaries and wages paid to employees in the community, social and personal services industry for fourth quar - ter 1999 reflected an annual decrease of 2.1% compared with fourth quarter 1998 and a quarterly increase of 0.7% compared with third quarter 1999.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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