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quarter-day

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quarter- +‎ day.

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quarter-day (plural quarter-days)

  1. (UK) Each of the four days customarily regarded as starting a new quarter year, on which rents etc are often due.
    • 1908, It is late in March, so quarter-day is at hand. — Arthur Conan Doyle, ‘The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge’ (Norton 2005, p. 1239)

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