from The Century Dictionary.

  • Milit., quarters away from the headquarters.


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  • Prayer is the issue of a quiet mind, of untroubled thoughts; it is the daughter of charity and the sister of meekness; and he that prays to God with an angry -- that is a troubled and discomposed -- spirit, is like him that retires into a battle to meditate and sets up his closet in the outquarters of an army, and chooses a frontier garrison to be wise in.

    A History of Elizabethan Literature


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