from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In a carriage, a window in the side of the body, as distinguished from the windows in the doors.


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  • The only problem is that if you make too much of a fuss out on the flatlands you get a shotgun poked through your quarter-light.

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  • In the weird, wild quarter-light that follows sunset at that altitude they resembled the bones of a monster.


  • When you're practising beforehand, pay attention to what's in your nearside rear quarter-light (for instance, a lampost or corner of a wall).

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  • The addition of a small, fixed front quarter-light window improves driver visibility.

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