Definitions for quarternˈkwɔr tərn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quar•tern*ˈkwɔr tərn(n.)

  1. a quarter, or a fourth part, esp. of certain weights and measures, as of a pound, ounce, peck, or pint.

    Category: Weights and Measures

* Chiefly Brit..

Origin of quartern:

1250–1300; ME quartroun, quartron, quartern

Princeton's WordNet

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

    one of four equal parts

    "a quarter of a pound"


  1. quartern(Noun)

    A quarter part; one fourth.

  2. quartern(Noun)

    A loaf of bread weighing about four pounds.

Webster Dictionary

  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


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