Definition of Quarter section

1. Noun. A land unit equal to a quarter of a section (160 acres) and measuring 1/2 mile on a side.

Generic synonyms: Area Unit, Square Measure

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quarter Section

quarter moon
quarter nettings
quarter note
quarter notes
quarter of
quarter of an hour
quarter past
quarter plate
quarter rest
quarter rests
quarter round
quarter saw
quarter sawed
quarter sawing
quarter saws
quarter section (current term)
quarter sessions
quarter stock
quarter to
quarter tone
quarter waiter
quarter waiters

Literary usage of Quarter section

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

1. Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties by United States, Charles Joseph Kappler (1904)
"In township thirty-four, range one west: West half section two; sections three, four; north half and southwest quarter section eight; north half section ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Surveying and Boundaries by Frank Emerson Clark (1922)
"Subdivision of quarter-section into quarters.—The surveyor having first established the center of the section in the manner provided by law. will proceed to ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"had conveyed the whole of the quarter-section by the certificates and conveyances above mentioned; that the United States plat of section 3 showed that the ..."

4. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1850)
"Any person, &c., settled on a fractional quarter section, to have the privt ]egc of purchasing an adjoining one. Where two or more persona have the right or ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1845)
"When the township and section lines are run, and the comers marked according to law, the quarter-section lines are ascertained on the plat by protracting ..."

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