In heraldry, the division of a shield containing many coats. See also 'Quarter (Heraldry).'
Related term(s): Heraldry; Quarter (Heraldry); Shield; Coat of Arms; Quarter; Quartering
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 468.
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