Definition of quarter piece in English:

quarter piece

noun

  • 1Any of several parts which together form the quarters and stern of a sailing ship.

  • 2A coin worth a quarter of a standard denomination; the value of such a coin. Now historical.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From quarter + piece.

Pronunciation

quarter piece

/ˈkwɔːtə ˌpiːs/