1. quarter sessions a local court with criminal jurisdiction and sometimes administrative functions
  2. quarterback the football player who directs the team's offensive play
  3. quarter crack a crack on the inside of a horse's forefoot
  4. quarter pound 4 ounces avoirdupois
  5. quarter section a land unit equal to a quarter of a section (160 acres) and measuring 1/2 mile on a side
  6. arteria buccalis a branch of the maxillary artery that supplies blood to the buccinator muscle and the cheek
  7. arteria communicans any of three arteries in the brain that make up the circle of Willis
  8. garter snake any of numerous nonvenomous longitudinally-striped viviparous North American and Central American snakes
  9. quartz glass colorless glass made of almost pure silica
  10. arteria basilaris an unpaired artery
  11. quartermaster an officer who provides clothing and subsistence for troops
  12. Crataegus oxycantha thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America
  13. arteria brachialis the main artery of the upper arm
  14. quarter-circle a quarter of the circumference of a circle
  15. greater scaup large scaup of North America having a greenish iridescence on the head of the male
  16. quarterstaff a long stout staff used as a weapon
  17. quarterdeck the stern area of a ship's upper deck
  18. counterbalance a weight that balances another weight
  19. quarter round a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse
  20. quarter plate a photographic plate measuring 3.25 inches by 4.25 inches