quartered

[ kwawr-terd ]
/ ˈkwɔr tərd /

adjective

divided into quarters.
furnished with quarters or lodging.
(of wood) quartersawed.
Heraldry.
  1. (of an escutcheon) divided into four or more parts.
  2. (of a cross) having the central square portion removed.

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Origin of quartered

First recorded in 1475–85; quarter + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM quartered

un·quar·tered, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for quartered

quartered
/ (ˈkwɔːtəd) /

adjective

heraldry (of a shield) divided into four sections, each having contrasting arms or having two sets of arms, each repeated in diagonally opposite corners
(of a log) sawn into four equal parts along two diameters at right angles to each other; quartersawn
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