Quarter: nm A quarter is a portion of approximately one quarter (of a whole).
A wedge of apple.
In butchery: Quarter of veal, lamb: one of the four parts of the animal, the anterior part and the posterior part being each divided into two symmetrical parts.
Weight of the four quarters: net weight of the animal to be cut.
The fifth quarter: the exits (abat), the carcass from which flour is extracted.
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