Definition of Quarters

1. Noun. Housing available for people to live in. "I visited his bachelor quarters"




Definition of Quarters

1. Noun. (plural of quarter) ¹

2. Noun. (pluralonly) (military) Housing, barracks or other habitation or living space. Compare cuarto. ¹

3. Noun. A commonly played university drinking game in North America. ¹

4. Noun. quarterfinals ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quarters

1. quarter [v] - See also: quarter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quarters

quartermasters
quartermistress
quartermistresses
quartern
quarternary
quarternary structure
quarterns
quarteron
quarteroon
quarteroons
quarterpace
quarterpipe
quarterpipes
quarterpounder
quarterpounders
quarters (current term)
quartersaw
quartersawed
quartersawing
quartersawn
quartersaws
quarterstaff
quarterstaffs
quarterstaves
quartervine
quartes
quartet
quartets
quartett
quartette

Literary usage of Quarters

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

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1882)
"The body was enlarged, two and one-half inches broad, one inch and three-quarters in antero- posterior diameter, and six inches and three-quarters in ..."

2. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana (1897)
"I stood on the beach while the brig got under way, and watched her until she rounded the point, and then went to the hide-house to take up my quarters for a ..."

3. The Life of William Shakespeare: Including Many Particulars Respecting the by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1848)
"Thomas Lemster with hym iij. quarters. Mr. Parsons malte viij. quarters, wheate ij. quarters d. ... Jhon Page in hys howse iij. quarters, barley j. quarter. ..."

4. An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith, Edward Gibbon Wakefield, Dugald Stewart (1843)
"Taking, for illustration, the three cases, of ten ' quarters, ... 1, and two quarters for dose No. 2, ' making together six quarters for the whole. ..."

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