from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of the four days of the year regarded as the beginning of a new season or quarter, when most quarterly payments are due.

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  • noun Each of the four days customarily regarded as starting a new quarter year.

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  • noun a Christian holy day; one of four specified days when certain payments are due


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