quarter day

noun

chiefly British
: the day which begins a quarter of the year and on which a quarterly payment often falls due

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of quarter day was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Quarter day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quarter%20day. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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