What does the word quarter mean?

Usage examples for quarter

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