What is QUARTER?

The fourth part of anything, especially of a year. Also a length of four inches. In England, a measure of corn, generally reckoned at eight bushels, though subject to local variations. See Hospital St. Cross v. Lord Howard De Walden, 0 Term, 343. In American land law, a quarter section of land. See infra. And see McCartney v. Dennison, 101 Cal. 252, 35 Pac. 706.

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