Definition of quartering:
- A series of quarters, or small upright posts. See Quarter, n., 1 ( m) ( Arch.)
- A station.
- Assignment of quarters for soldiers; quarters.
- At right angles, as the cranks of a locomotive, which are in planes forming a right angle with each other.
- Coming from a point well abaft the beam, but not directly astern; - said of waves or any moving object.
- of Quartter
- One of the different coats of arms arranged upon an escutcheon, denoting the descent of the bearer.
- The division of a shield containing different coats of arms into four or more compartments.
- "Growth of the Soil", Knut Hamsun.
- "Studies in Civics", James T. McCleary.
The reports of the various officers at the head of the administrative branches of the military service, connected with the quartering, clothing, subsistence, health, and pay of the Army, exhibit the assiduous vigilance of those officers in the performance of their respective duties, and the faithful accountability which has pervaded every part of the system.- "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.