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 Quarters.Quartermaster. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Quarterdeck.
 
The upper deck of a ship from the main-mast to the poop; if no poop, then from the main-mast to the stern. In men-of-war it is used as a promenade by officers only.   1
 


 Quarters.Quartermaster. 

 
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