quarter

Part of speech: verb

To divide or separate into four equal parts; to furnish with quarters; lodge.

Part of speech: noun

One of four equal parts of anything.

Part of speech: noun

One of the four principal points of the compass.

Part of speech: noun

A place; locality; assigned position; lodging.

Part of speech: noun

Mercy shown in sparing the life of a defeated enemy.

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Usage examples "quarter":

  1. " Only quarter Indian," he said softly. - "The Gun-Brand", James B. Hendryx.
  2. From what quarter had she received it? - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  3. The gang stopped work a quarter of an hour ago. - "Ted and the Telephone", Sara Ware Bassett.