Definitions for quarternˈkwɔr tərn
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one-fourth, fourth, one-quarter, quarter, fourth part, twenty-five percent, quartern(noun)
one of four equal parts
"a quarter of a pound"
A quarter part; one fourth.
A loaf of bread weighing about four pounds.
a quarter. Specifically: (a) The fourth part of a pint; a gill. (b) The fourth part of a peck, or of a stone (14 ibs.)
a loaf of bread weighing about four pounds; -- called also quartern loaf
Origin: [OE. quarteroun, quartron, F. quarteron, the fourth part of a pound, or of a hundred; cf. L. quartarius a fourth part, quarter of any measure, quartern, gill. See Quarter, and cf. Quarteron, Quadroon.]
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