Definition of low quarter in English:

low quarter

adjective

US
  • Usually hyphenated. Of a shoe or (less commonly) a boot: that has a low quarter or rear section over the heel; that does not reach above the ankle.

noun

US
  • A shoe that does not reach above the ankle; especially a dress or formal shoe. Usually in plural Compare "quarter".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Summer-land. From low + quarter.

Pronunciation

low quarter

/ˌləʊ ˈk(w)ɔːtə/