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canton to assign lodging to (soldiers, troops, or the like); billet; quarter. [1/3 definitions]
Casbah (sometimes l.c.) the old, crowded native quarter of any of several North African cities, esp. Algiers. [1/2 definitions]
common time a musical meter of four beats, usu. quarter notes, to the measure; four-four time.
crescent the shape of the moon as it appears in its first or last quarter, an arc tapering to a point at either end. [4/5 definitions]
firkin a unit of capacity equal to about a quarter of a barrel. [1/2 definitions]
four-four time a musical meter having four quarter notes or their equivalent in each measure.
fractional currency coins or paper money with a value less than the standard monetary unit, such as a U.S. dime or quarter.
half-moon the moon in the first or last quarter, when half its disk is illuminated. [1/2 definitions]
ham1 the rear quarter of a hog, esp. the thigh, or the meat of this section in fresh or smoked form. [1/3 definitions]
leap year a year in the Gregorian calendar having 366 days which occurs every four years, the extra day, February 29, making up the quarter day difference between the common year and the astronomical year. [1/2 definitions]
minuet a slow, graceful dance in three-quarter time, popular in Europe and America in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. [1/2 definitions]
quadrant one quarter of the arc of a circle. [1/5 definitions]
quadroon a person who is one quarter black and three quarters white; the child of a mulatto and a white person.
quarter day any of the four days of the year that are regarded as beginning a new season or quarter and on which quarterly payments are due.
quarter horse any of a breed of saddle horses developed for quarter-mile racing and favored for their quickness, strength, and versatility.
quarto in printing, the size of a page equal to one quarter of a standard whole sheet, or about nine by twelve inches. [2/3 definitions]
seed pearl a very small, often imperfect pearl, weighing less than one quarter of a gram.
three-four time see three-quarter time.
three-quarter time a musical meter having three quarter notes or their equivalent in each measure; three-four time.
two-four time a musical meter with two quarter notes or their equivalent in each measure.
under the lee the quarter toward which the sea wind is blowing; to leeward.