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  • verbdivide into four equal parts
  • verbprovide lodging

synonyms for quartering

  • cleave
  • cut
  • dismember
  • fourth
  • cut up

antonyms for quartering

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  • join
  • turn away
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How to use quartering in a sentence

It was not seen again, and still more beams winked on, began to search, systematically quartering the sky.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
But the novelty of Mosby's mode of warfare consisted chiefly in the manner of subsisting, quartering and protecting his men.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
In 1765 a Quartering Act was passed by which 10,000 imperial troops were quartered in the colonies.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The skinning and quartering took up the whole afternoon, and Billy was heavily laden when he drew his cart home.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
At it we went, but in front and quartering on the left thick masses of the enemy slowly but steadily advanced upon us.
"SHILOH" AS SEEN BY A PRIVATE SOLDIERWARREN OLNEY
He gave much offence by his haughty and imperious demands for the quartering of the troops in New York and in Massachusetts.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
This marriage added another quartering to the illustrious escutcheon of the Kervers.
LABOULAYE'S FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
The fourth Bill legalized the quartering of troops within the town of Boston.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
These three Bills were followed by a fourth, legalizing the quartering of the troops on the inhabitants in the town of Boston.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
But it was a quartering wind for Jimmy and did not delay him nearly so much as a head wind would have done.
THE FLYING REPORTERLEWIS E. (LEWIS EDWIN) THEISS
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