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Quarter 1Definition: One of four equal
parts into which anything is divided, or is regarded as divided; a fourth part or portion; as, a quarter of a dollar, of a pound, of a yard, of an hour,
Quarter 2Definition: The fourth of a hundred-weight, being or pounds, according as the hundredweight is reckoned at or pounds.
Quarter 3Definition: The fourth of a ton in weight, or eight
bushels of grain; as, a quarter of wheat; also, the fourth part of a chaldron of coal.
Quarter 4Definition: One limb of a quadruped with the adjacent
parts; one fourth part of the carcass of a slaughtered animal, including a leg; as, the fore
quarters; the hind
Quarter 5Definition: That part of a boot or shoe which
forms the side, from the heel to the vamp.
Quarter 6Definition: A term of study in a seminary, college,
etc, etc.; properly, a fourth part of the year, but often longer or
Quarter 7Definition: The encampment on one of the principal
passages round a place besieged, to prevent relief and intercept
Quarter 8Definition: One of the
divisions of an escutcheon when it is divided into four
portions by a horizontal and a perpendicular line meeting in the fess point.
Quarter 9Definition: A division of a town, city, or county; a particular district; a locality; as, the Latin quarter in Paris.
Quarter 10Definition: A small upright timber post, used in
partitions; in the United
States more commonly called stud.
Quarter 11Definition: Proper station; specific place; assigned position; special location.
Quarter 12Definition: A station at which
officers and men are posted in battle;
usually in the plural.
Quarter 13Definition: Place of lodging or temporary residence; shelter; entertainment;
usually in the plural.
Quarter 14Definition: A station or encampment occupied by
troops; a place of lodging for
officers; as, winter
Quarter 15Definition: Friendship; amity; concord.
Quarter 16Definition: To lodge; to have a temporary residence.
Quarter 17Definition: To drive a carriage so as to prevent the
wheels from going into the
ruts, or so that a rut shall be between the
quarter 18Definition: piece of leather that
comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp
quarter 19Definition: the rear part of a ship
quarter 20Definition: a district of a city having some distinguishing character; "the Latin Quarter"
quarter 21Definition: an unspecified person; "he dropped a word in the right quarter"
quarter 22Definition: a United
States coin worth one fourth of a dollar; "he fed four quarters into the slot machine"
quarter 23Definition: a quarter of a hundredweight pounds)
quarter 24Definition: a quarter of a hundredweight pounds)
quarter 25Definition: one of four equal parts; "a quarter of a pound"
quarter 26Definition: one of the four major division of the compass; "the wind is coming from that quarter"
quarter 27Definition: a fourth part of a year; three
months; "unemployment fell during the last quarter"
quarter 28Definition: one of four
periods into which the school year is divided; "the fall quarter
ends at Christmas"
quarter 29Definition: a unit of time equal to minutes or a quarter of an hour; "it''s a quarter til "a quarter after
quarter 30Definition: one of four
periods of play into which some
games are divided; "both
teams scored in the first quarter"
quarter 31Definition: divide by four; divide into quarters
quarter 32Definition: divide into quarters; "quarter an apple"
quarter 33Definition: pull (a person) apart with four
horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him; "in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain
quarter 34Definition: provide housing for (military personnel)