from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Consisting of four; fourfold; growing by fours: as, quatern leaves.
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- n. the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
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And like ye evil quatern or ye hills that skirt ye skies,
Cut off from all the sweets of life, how many delicious hours did he introduce into the bosom of his family when, every two weeks, he put the value of a day's labor on a _quatern_.