Definitions for quarternˈkwɔr tərn

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  1. one-fourth, fourth, one-quarter, quarter, fourth part, twenty-five percent, quartern(noun)

    one of four equal parts

    "a quarter of a pound"

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  1. quartern(Noun)

    A quarter part; one fourth.

  2. quartern(Noun)

    A loaf of bread weighing about four pounds.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Quartern(noun)

    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.)

  2. Quartern(noun)

    a loaf of bread weighing about four pounds; -- called also quartern loaf

  3. 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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