See also:civil jurisdiction . As a
See also:court of record it has, a word with many applications of its
See also:original meaning, namely, in addition to its other jurisdiction, power to punish summarily one of the four divisions of anything; thus as a measure of without the assistance of a
See also:jury contempts committed in its
See also:weight a quarter equals 28 lb, one-
See also:fourth of the hundredweight presence, such as insults to the justices or disturbance of its of 112 lb; as a measure of capacity or
See also:grain it equals 8 bushels; proceedings . At the
See also:time the whole of England and similarly in liquid measure the shorter
See also:form " quart "is a quarter
See also:Wales is within the
See also:local jurisdiction of some court of quarter of a
See also:gallon = 2 pints, so " quartern " is a quarter of a
See also:pint (a gill), sessions . But the
See also:history of the court in counties is quite or. as a measure for
See also:bread, 4 lb . " Quarter " is also used of distinct from its history in boroughs . the fourth
See also:part of the
See also:moon's monthly revolution, and of a Counties.—As regards counties the court originated in fourth part of the legal
See also:year, marked off by the " quarter-days " statutes of 1326, 1344 and 136o, which provided for justices (see below) . For the division of the heraldic
See also:shield into four in counties, and the commission of the peace . The court " quarters " and the use of the
See also:term " quartering," the marshal- derived its name from the direction in a
See also:statute of 1388 that the
See also:ling of several coats on one shield, see
See also:HERALDRY . From the " justices shall keep their sessions in every quarter of the year four
See also:principal points of the compass and the corresponding at the least." By a statute of 1414 they were directed to make division of the
See also:horizon, &c., the word is used generally of their sessions four times in the year: that is to say, in the first direction or situation, and hence of a
See also:district in a
See also:town, &c., week after the feasts of St Michael, the
See also:Epiphany, the clause of especially when assigned to or occupied by a particular class .
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