provide housing for (military personnel)
pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him
divide into quarters
divide by four; divide into quarters
- It's a quarter to4 o'clock.There are only5 minutes left to the end of the game.Our team, with a4 to0 lead, are simply running out the clock.
- She quartered the apple.
- I went out to see him hanged, drawn, and quartered, which was done, he looked as cheerful as any man could do in that condition.
- quarter 四分之一