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quarter, quarters, quartered, quartering (verbs)
1. To provide someone with a place to stay, usually for a short time: "The landlord said we could quarter our horse in the stable."

"The manager of the camp was quartering the family in the log cabin for a few days."

2. To divide something into four equal parts: "It is always a challenge to quarter a chocolate bar to share with his sister."

"His mother was busy quartering potatoes that would be cooked for the evening meal."

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