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quarter Tweet Definition of quarter Like Definition of quarter on Facebook
noun
  1. Any one of four equal parts into which something has been divided.
  2. (United States and Canada) A coin worth 25 cents.
  3. A period of three consecutive months.
  4. A section or area (of a town, etc.).
  5. An old English measure of corn, containing 8 bushels.
    • 1882, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, volume 4, p. 204.
    • : One of these is 1 Hen. V, cap. 10, defining the of corn to be eight struck bushels, and putting fines on purveyors who take more.
      1. Mercy or pity shown to a defeated opponent
    • "Sir, they have asked for ." "Have they? Well, we will give no ."
      1. An old English measure of cloth, nine inches or four nails
quilt Tweet Definition of quilt Like Definition of quilt on Facebook
noun
  1. An item of bedding consisting of two layers of fabric stitched together, with a warm stuffing between, often having a decorative design.
verb
  1. To construct a quilt.
  2. To construct something, such as clothing, using the same technique.
quilted Tweet Definition of quilted Like Definition of quilted on Facebook
adjective
  1. Having the characteristics of a quilt; specifically, having two layers of cloth sewn together, with a layer of padding between them.
  2. Having characterstics that approximate the above to some degree, e.g. quilted toilet paper.
quilting Tweet Definition of quilting Like Definition of quilting on Facebook
noun
  1. A layer or layers of quilted padding.
verb
  1. (present participle of, quilt)

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