quarter timber

noun

Definition of quarter timber

: either of the two main timbers in the stern of a sailing ship with the fashion piece forming the main framework of the counter

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“Quarter timber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quarter%20timber. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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