divided into quarters.
furnished with quarters or lodging.
(of wood) quartersawed.
(of an escutcheon) divided into four or more parts.
(of a cross) having the central square portion removed.
- un·quar·tered, adjective
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How to use quartered in a sentence
And there was the one in Henry VII, with Ray Winstone, where I was drawn and quartered.Life After Deaths: Sean Bean on 'Game of Thrones' Paternity and 'Legends' | Jason Lynch | August 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war blah blah blah.P.J. O’Rourke: Who Really Actually Wants This Bill of Rights? | P. J. O’Rourke | April 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Like practically every other inch of the planet, they can be surveyed and mapped, drawn, quartered, and vivisected by satellite.
His quartered carcass was impaled above other London city gates.
Are we about to see a revisionist pushback on how Hot Rod has already been hanged, drawn, and quartered?
Before tobacco was much known in Germany, some soldiers belonging to a cavalry regiment were quartered in a German village.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
It has waved on consecrated banners, and been quartered on the arms of earths proudest monarchs.The Catacombs of Rome | William Henry Withrow
Toughs and gamblers poured in, and United States troops were quartered there to keep the peace.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail | Arthur R. Thompson
In 1765 a Quartering Act was passed by which 10,000 imperial troops were quartered in the colonies.
In 1857 the Australian colonies agreed to pay the expenses of the imperial garrison quartered in Australia.
British Dictionary definitions for quartered
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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