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noun as in quarter

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You cannot put a quartern loaf into a child's head; you must break it up, and give him the crumb in warm milk.

To think of her father not having the price of an early pint, or a quartern of cool refreshing gin!

We stopped again at The Nightingale, and had half-a-quartern of whisky each.

If you consume half a bushel a week, that is to say about a quartern loaf a day, this is a saving of 5l.

On my way I called at a small corn-chandler's, and bought a quartern of flour done up in a thin and utterly insufficient bag.


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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quartern, such as: fourth, one-fourth, part, portion, term, and division.

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