The coats of arms marshalled on a shield to denote the marriages into a family of the heiresses of others
Divide into four equal or corresponding parts
The action of free-quarter; the billeting of troops at the householder's expense.
A machine for boring four equally spaced holes around the circumference of a wheel, or cutting something into four equal parts.
To accommodate (troops) at free quarter; to impose (troops) on or upon a householder in this way. Now rare (historical in later use).