Slang definition of QUARTER

QUARTER means: Quarter is military slang for quartermaster.

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QUARTER means: Quarter is military slang for quartermaster.

Slang meaning of QUARTER

QUARTER means: Quarter is military slang for quartermaster.

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Meaning of quarter

quarter means: five shillings (5/-) from the 1800s, meaning a quarter of a pound. More recently (1900s) the slang 'a quarter' has transfered to twenty-five pounds.

Meaning of Quarter

Quarter means: The after part of a ship's side. Made up of the Starboard Quarter and the Port Quarter.

Meaning of quarter

quarter means: n. A term in reference to a quarter ounce bag of marijuana.  "Aye yo son lets get a quarter off of Johnny." 

Meaning of Quarter

Quarter means: (1) That portion of the vessel forward of the stern and abaft of the beam. "On the quarter" applies to a bearing 45º abaft the beam. Every boat has a starboard and a port quarter. (2) Mercy shown to captives or enemies, such as giving quarter to the passengers of a seized vessel.*

Meaning of Quarter

Quarter means: A quarter can be a room, aboard a ship but more often in pirate terms quarter meant mercy. The pirate would run up the Jolly Roger which meant they were going to attack and show no mercy or quarter if fired upon. The captain of the other ship, could strike or lower their own flag meaning they were not going to fight. If the ship were to strike its colors then quarter was given and the ship was looted but personnel were not harmed (that is, if the pirate kept his word!).

Meaning of Quarter Spring

Quarter Spring means: Line led forward, from quarter of a vessel, to prevent her from moving astern.

Meaning of quarter

quarter means: A 25-cent piece. Give me a quarter; I need to make a telephone call.

Meaning of QUARTER

QUARTER means: Quarter is military slang for quartermaster.


QUARTER TO TWO means: Quarter to two is British rhyming slang for Jew.

Meaning of Quarter Boat

Quarter Boat means: Boat carried at davits on quarter of ship, and kept ready for immediate use when at sea.


QUARTER PAST TWO means: Quarter past two is London Cockney rhyming slang for a Jew.

Meaning of Quarter deck

Quarter deck means: Originally, a smaller deck situated above the HALF-DECK (q.v.), covering about a quarter of the vessel. Obs. b. In later use: That part of the upper or spar-deck which extends between the stern and after-mast, and is used as a promenade by the superior officers or cabin-passengers

Meaning of QUARTER

QUARTER means: quarter ounce

Meaning of farthing

farthing means: a quarter of an old penny (¼d) - not slang, a proper word in use (in slightly different form - feorthung) since the end of the first millenium, and in this list mainly to clarify that the origin of the word is not from 'four things', supposedly and commonly believed from the times when coins were split to make pieces of smaller value, but actually (less excitingly) from Old English feortha, meaning fourth, corresponding to Old Frisian fiardeng, meaning a quarter of a mark, and similar Germanic words meaning four and fourth. The modern form of farthing was first recorded in English around 1280 when it altered from ferthing to farthing.

Meaning of quarter bag

quarter bag means: $25 worth of drugs

Slang definitions, words, phrases and meanings

Meaning of BATTALION

BATTALION means: Battalion is old British slang for a gang of thieves.

Meaning of PHAT

PHAT means: Phat is American slang for cool; very good.Phat is American slang for attractive (referring to a woman).Phat is American slang for someone who is respected, looked up to.Phat is Skateboarder slang for large; huge, big or high

Meaning of STATE

STATE means: State is British slang for a mess, a disaster.State is British slang for an ugly or weird looking person.State was British 's Mod slang for a pseudo−Mod, someone who tried to look like a Mod butfailed.

Meaning of 'hoodrat

'hoodrat means: A person in the 'hood. 

Meaning of Murphy

Murphy means: Potato

Meaning of Endoe

Endoe means: , (EN-doe) n., marijuana, bot. cannabis sativa.  “I’m trying to find some endoe.”  [Etym., Rastafarian]

Meaning of chinch

chinch means: to stow tightly

Meaning of bugbear

bugbear means: Something that frightens you. You aren't worried about that old bugaboo, taxes, are you?

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