Definition of quartern in English:
A quarter of a pint.
- They seat themselves at their tables, calling, some for pots of beer, some for quarterns of gin
- John Goff, waiter at the Mitre tavern, related, that the prisoner, with a woman and child, came to their house some time about two o'clock on Sunday the 5th of December: they had two quarterns of rum, two pints of porter, and went away about half past four.
- Take a quartern of flour or more if you have occasion, and to every quartern of flour put a pound of butter, and a little salt, knead it with boiling water, then work it very well, and let it lie whilst it is cold.
Words that rhyme with quarternboughten, chorten, foreshorten, Laughton, Morton, Naughton, Orton, quartan, shorten, tauten, torten, Wharton
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