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Quartern definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

QUART'ERN, n. The fourth part of a pint; a gill.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: one of four equal parts; "a quarter of a pound" [syn: one- fourth, fourth, one-quarter, quarter, fourth part, twenty-five percent, quartern]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English quarteron, from Anglo-French, quarter of a hundred, from quarter quarter Date: 14th century a fourth part (as of a unit of measurement)

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Brit. archaic a quarter of a pint. Phrases and idioms: quartern loaf a four-pound loaf. Etymology: ME, = quarter f. AF quartrun, OF quart(e)ron f. QUART fourth or quartier QUARTER

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Quartern Quar"tern, n.[OE. quarteroun, quartron, F. quarteron, the fourth part of a pound, or of a hundred; cf. L. quartarius a fourth part, quarter of any measure, quartern, gill. See Quarter, and cf. Quarteron, Quadroon.] 1. 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. A loaf of bread weighing about four pounds; -- called also quartern loaf. --Simmonds.



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