(in England, Ireland, and Wales) one of the four days, Lady Day, Midsummer Day, Michaelmas, or Christmas, regarded as marking off the quarters of the year, on which quarterly payments are due, tenancies begin and end, etc.
(in Scotland) one of the four days, Candlemas, Whitsunday, Lammas, or Martinmas, regarded as marking off the quarters of the year.
any of four days in the year when certain payments become due. In England, Wales, and Northern Ireland these are Lady Day, Midsummer’s Day, Michaelmas, and Christmas. In Scotland they are Candlemas, Whit Sunday, Lammas, and Martinmas
[kwawr-ter-dek] /ˈkwɔr tərˌdɛk/ noun, Nautical. 1. the part of a weather deck that runs aft from the midship area or the mainmast to the stern or poop of a vessel. /ˈkwɔːtəˌdɛk/ noun 1. (nautical) the after part of the weather deck of a ship, traditionally the deck on a naval vessel for official or ceremonial […]
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noun 1. a gold coin of the U.S. (issued 1796–1929), one fourth of an eagle.
[kwawr-terd] /ˈkwɔr tərd/ adjective 1. divided into quarters. 2. furnished with quarters or lodging. 3. (of wood) quartersawed. 4. Heraldry. [kwawr-ter] /ˈkwɔr tər/ noun 1. one of the four equal or equivalent parts into which anything is or may be divided: a quarter of an apple; a quarter of a book. 2. a fourth part, […]