Part of Jorrocks's half-quartern loaf was bartered with the captain of an East Indiaman for a slice of buffalo-beef.
Among London thieves and low people generally a deadun is a half-quartern loaf.
Davy Ramsay brought a half-quartern sack to put the treasure in.
Oh, sir—but do forgive me for making free to ask such a thing—if you would only let it be a half-quartern loaf instead?
Bindle with practical samaritanism went into the parlour and returned with a half-quartern bottle.
Students of the half-quartern household loaf will appreciate the niceties involved.