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quarterage

[kwawr-ter-ij] /ˈkwɔr tər ɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the act of providing troops with living accommodations.
2.
the cost of such accommodations.
3.
a shelter or lodging.
4.
a quarterly payment, charge, or allowance.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English. See quarter, -age
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British Dictionary definitions for quarterage

quarterage

/ˈkwɔːtərɪdʒ/
noun
1.
an allowance or payment made quarterly
2.
(rare) shelter or lodging
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