Definitions for quarteringˈkwɔr tər ɪŋ
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quar•ter•ingˈkwɔr tər ɪŋ(n.)
the act of a person or thing that quarters.
the assignment of quarters or lodgings.
(adj.)lying at right angles.
Origin of quartering:
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
The act of providing housing for military personnel, especially when imposed upon the home of a private citizen.
The method of capital punishment where a criminal is cut into four pieces.
The division of a shield containing different coats of arms into four or more compartments.
One of the different coats of arms arranged upon an escutcheon, denoting the descent of the bearer.
A series of quarters, or small upright posts.
coming from a point well abaft the beam, but not directly astern; -- said of waves or any moving object
at right angles, as the cranks of a locomotive, which are in planes forming a right angle with each other
assignment of quarters for soldiers; quarters
the division of a shield containing different coats of arms into four or more compartments
one of the different coats of arms arranged upon an escutcheon, denoting the descent of the bearer
a series of quarters, or small upright posts. See Quarter, n., 1 (m) (Arch.)