each of four equal or corresponding parts into which something is or can be divided

one fourth of a pound weight (avoirdupois, equal to 4 ounces).

the haunches or hindquarters of a horse

a part of a town or city having a particular character or use

the direction of one of the points of the compass, especially as a direction from which the wind blows.

rooms or lodgings, especially those allocated to people in military or domestic service

pity or mercy shown towards an enemy or opponent who is in one's power

each of four or more roughly equal divisions of a shield separated by vertical and horizontal lines.

divide into four equal or corresponding parts

be stationed or lodged in a specified place

range over or traverse (an area) in every direction

display (different coats of arms) in quarters of a shield, especially to show arms inherited from heiresses who have married into the bearer's family

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