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Overview of noun quartering

The noun quartering has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. quartering

(a coat of arms that occupies one quarter of an escutcheon; combining four coats of arms on one shield usually represented intermarriages)

2. quartering

(living accommodations (especially those assigned to military personnel))

3. quartering

(dividing into four equal parts)

Overview of verb quarter

The verb quarter has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. quarter, billet, canton

(provide housing for (military personnel))

2. draw, quarter, draw and quarter

(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 crimes")

3. quarter

(divide into quarters; "quarter an apple")

4. quarter

(divide by four; divide into quarters) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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