a coat of arms that occupies one quarter of an escutcheon; combining four coats of arms on one shield usually represented intermarriages
living accommodations (especially those assigned to military personnel)
dividing into four equal parts
- It'llcost you a quarter.
- Her travels had taken her to every quarter of the globe.
- The rent is due at the end of each quarter.
- It's a quarter past ten.
Families with many quarterings.出自： George Eliot