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.

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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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