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verb as in divide into four equal parts

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A short list might be made of English poets who witnessed with their own eyes a hanging, drawing, and quartering.

Or the one about quartering abortion soldiers in private abortion houses?

It was not seen again, and still more beams winked on, began to search, systematically quartering the sky.

But the novelty of Mosby's mode of warfare consisted chiefly in the manner of subsisting, quartering and protecting his men.

In 1765 a Quartering Act was passed by which 10,000 imperial troops were quartered in the colonies.

The skinning and quartering took up the whole afternoon, and Billy was heavily laden when he drew his cart home.

At it we went, but in front and quartering on the left thick masses of the enemy slowly but steadily advanced upon us.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quartering, such as: cut, cleave, dismember, cut up, and fourth.

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