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 Quarter-days in England and Ireland:—Quarters. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Quarter Waggoner.
A book of seacharts. Waggoner, or rather Baron von Waggonaer, is a folio volume of seacharts, pointing out the coasts, rocks, routes, etc. Dalrymple’s Charts are called The English Waggoner. “Quarter” is a corruption of quarto   1

 Quarter-days in England and Ireland:—Quarters. 

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