Canton

Can"ton

, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cantoned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Cantoning.] [Cf. F.cantonner.] 1. To divide into small parts or districts; to mark off or separate, as a distinct portion or division.
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They canton out themselves a little Goshen in the intellectual world.
Locke.
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2. (Mil.) To allot separate quarters to, as to different parts or divisions of an army or body of troops.
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