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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of quarter.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Divided into four equal parts or quarters; separated into four parts or regions.
- adj. Furnished with quarters; provided with shelter or entertainment.
- adj. Quarter-sawed; -- said of timber, commonly oak.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Divided into or grouped in four equal parts or quarters; separated into distinct parts.
- Lodged; stationed for lodging; of or pertaining to lodging or quarters.
- Having hind quarters (of a specified kind): as, a short-quartered horse.
- Sawed into quarters (said of a tree-trunk), and then cut into planks in such a manner as to show the grain of the wood (especially the silver grain of oak) to advantage.
- In heraldry, having a square piece cut out of the center: noting a form of cross.
- In shoemaking, made with quarters (of a particular kind): as, low-quartered shoes.
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