, n. 1. A station. [Obs.] Bp. Montagu.
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2. Assignment of quarters for soldiers; quarters.
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3. (Her.) (a) The division of a shield containing different coats of arms into four or more compartments. (b) One of the different coats of arms arranged upon an escutcheon, denoting the descent of the bearer.
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4. (Arch.) A series of quarters, or small upright posts. See Quarter, n., 1 (m) (Arch.) Gwilt.
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Quartering block, a block on which the body of a condemned criminal was quartered. Macaulay.
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