quarters

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quarters

  1. plural of quarter
  2. (plural only, military) Housing, barracks or other habitation or living space. Compare cuarto.
    • 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 1, in Lord Stranleigh Abroad[1]:
      “I have visited my quarters, and find them very comfortable. [] Steerage is like everything else maritime [] vastly improved since Robert Louis Stevenson took his trip third class to New York.”
  3. (by extension) The place where someone or something lives
    • 2017, Jennifer S. Holland, For These Monkeys, It’s a Fight for Survival., National Geographic (March 2017)[2]
      The local pet trade thrives on captured or orphaned baby macaques—often malnourished and kept in tight quarters.
  4. A commonly played university drinking game in North America.
  5. quarterfinals.

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quarters ?

  1. plural of quarter