Meaning of quartered

quar•tered

Pronunciation: (kwôr'turd), [key]
— adj.
  1. divided into quarters.
  2. furnished with quarters or lodging.
  3. (of wood) quartersawed.
    1. (of an escutcheon) divided into four or more parts.
    2. (of a cross) having the central square portion removed.
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