noun Western U.S.
Origin of quarter section
Examples from the Web for quarter section
He sat in a big home-made easy chair, which Silas had constructed for him by sawing a quarter-section out of a hogshead.The Kindred of the Wild|Charles G. D. Roberts
"But we only hold a quarter-section of land," replied the boy in his bewilderment.Wells Brothers|Andy Adams
Sanders, it appeared, had bought a quarter-section of land not far from the stream, and had now come to occupy it.Justin Wingate, Ranchman|John H. Whitson
Are you going to quit the peddling and take up a quarter-section with the girl?A Prairie Courtship|Harold Bindloss
Therefore, it was in the beginning the Republican party declared for free homes of a quarter-section each.Speeches of Benjamin Harrison|Benjamin Harrison