Definition - quarter

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  1. pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him; "in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes"
  2. an unspecified person; "he dropped a word in the right quarter"
  3. provide housing for (military personnel)
  4. a United States or Canadian coin worth one fourth of a dollar; "he fed four quarters into the slot machine"
  5. a quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds)
  6. a quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)
  7. one of four equal parts; "a quarter of a pound"
  8. one of the four major division of the compass; "the wind is coming from that quarter"
  9. a fourth part of a year; three months; "unemployment fell during the last quarter"
  10. one of four periods into which the school year is divided; "the fall quarter ends at Christmas"
  11. a unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour; "it's a quarter til 4"; "a quarter after 4 o'clock"
  12. (football, pro

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