Synonyms of quartering


1. quartering, coat of arms, arms, blazon, blazonry

usage: a coat of arms that occupies one quarter of an escutcheon; combining four coats of arms on one shield usually represented intermarriages

2. quartering, housing, lodging, living accommodations

usage: living accommodations (especially those assigned to military personnel)

3. quartering, division

usage: dividing into four equal parts


1. quarter, billet, canton, lodge, accommodate

usage: provide housing for (military personnel)

2. draw, quarter, draw and quarter, kill

usage: pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him; "in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes"

3. quarter, segment, section

usage: divide into quarters; "quarter an apple"

4. quarter, divide, fraction

usage: divide by four; divide into quarters

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Definition and meaning of quartering (Dictionary)