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There are 10 meanings of the word Quartering.

Quartering - as a noun

A coat of arms that occupies one quarter of an escutcheon; combining four coats of arms on one shield usually represented intermarriages

Living accommodations (especially those assigned to military personnel)

Dividing into four equal parts

Quartering - as a verb

To divide into quarters; to divide by four.

To provide housing for military personnel or other equipment.

Example: "Quarter the horses in the third stable."

To lodge; to have a temporary residence.

To quartersaw.

To drive a carriage so as to prevent the wheels from going into the ruts, or so that a rut shall be between the wheels.

Quartering - as an adjective

Coming from a point well abaft the beam, but not directly astern; said of waves or any moving object.

At right angles, as the cranks of a locomotive, which are in planes forming a right angle with each other.

Example Sentences

"The troops were quartering in the abandoned warehouse."
"The act of quartering was required during the military operation."
"The quartering of prisoners was heavily regulated."
"During war, quartering of troops often took place in local homes."
"The process of quartering involved assigning soldiers to specific areas."
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Is QUARTERING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, quartering is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

QUARTERING has a SCRABBLE points total of 20.

Is QUARTERING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, quartering is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
QUARTERING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 23.

Is QUARTERING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, quartering is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
QUARTERING has a WORDFEUD points total of 22.

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