Definition of Quarter day

1. Noun. A Christian holy day; one of four specified days when certain payments are due.

Definition of Quarter day

1. Noun. Each of the four days customarily regarded as starting a new quarter year. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quarter Day

quarter-wave plate
quarter belt
quarter blanket
quarter bottle
quarter crack
quarter day (current term)
quarter evil
quarter final
quarter horse
quarter horses
quarter light
quarter mile
quarter moon
quarter nettings
quarter note
quarter notes
quarter of
quarter of an hour
quarter past
quarter plate

Literary usage of Quarter day

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"of course, the approach to the quarter-day is likely to produce a struggle between the parties concerned, according to their re» spective interests. ..."

2. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, by John Gardner Wilkinson (1841)
"... which we might expect from the usual accuracy of their calculations, or were contented with the approximation of the quarter day; tor though the Copts ..."

3. A Practical Treatise of the Law of Evidence, and Digest of Proofs, in Civil by Thomas Starkie (1891)
"The tenant came in at the half-quarter, and at quarter-day paid the half-quarter's rent, and from thence paid quarterly ; a notice to quit at the last ..."

4. A Practical and Elementary Abridgment of the Cases Argued and Determined in by Charles Petersdorff, Elisha Hammond (1831)
"... though within fifteen daysafter the quarter day, so as to include within whose life tne pO|¡Cy the ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Executors and Administrators by Edward Vaughan Williams, Walter Vere Vaughan Williams (1877)
"... is expressly directed to * commence within a year, as at the first quarter-day after the testator's death, (d) or where an ..."

6. A Treatise on the American Law of Landlord and Tenant by John Neilson Taylor (1887)
"... and if there has been no such day fixed, the tenancy will commence with the tenant's entry, and not from any particular quarter-day.1 § 69. ..."

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