To quarter

To QUARTER. A barbarous punishment formerly inflicted on criminals by tearing them to pieces by means of four horses, one attached to each limb.

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Calots are not permitted within the walls of the palace proper, and so I had had to relegate poor Woola to quarters in the stables where the royal thoats are kept.
We expect consolidated gross margins to continue to fluctuate from quarter to quarter, but not at rates reflected by the first and second quarters of 2006.
Due to the theft, only $312,191 in deferred revenue was carried over to Quarter 1 '05 from the fiscal year ending July 31, 2004, versus $515,427 in deferred revenue that was carried over to Quarter 1 '04 from the fiscal year ending July 31, 2003.
First quarter of 2001 earnings improved 21% compared to the First Quarter of 2000 and earnings per share show a 17% improvement quarter to quarter.