quarterage

[ kwawr-ter-ij ]
/ ˈkwɔr tər ɪdʒ /

noun

the act of providing troops with living accommodations.
the cost of such accommodations.
a shelter or lodging.
a quarterly payment, charge, or allowance.

Nearby words

  1. quarter-hoop,
  2. quarter-hour,
  3. quarter-miler,
  4. quarter-phase,
  5. quarter-wave plate,
  6. quarterback,
  7. quarterback sneak,
  8. quarterdeck,
  9. quartered,
  10. quarterfinal

Origin of quarterage

1350–1400; Middle English. See quarter, -age

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British Dictionary definitions for quarterage

quarterage

/ (ˈkwɔːtərɪdʒ) /

noun

an allowance or payment made quarterly
rare shelter or lodging
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