Definition of quadripartite:
There are doubtless objections to this quadripartite arrangement; but it appears to me better suited for the purpose of laying the foundations of an acquaintance with French literature than a more uniform plan.- "A Short History of French Literature", George Saintsbury.
In place of the great Burgundian barrel vaults above the nave and semicircular arches between nave and side aisles, there are pointed Gothic transverse arches and quadripartite vaulting of low spring and simplest sections, but nevertheless ogival.- "Cathedrals of Spain", John A. (John Allyne) Gade.
- "Cathedrals of Spain", John A. (John Allyne) Gade.