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q:quarter [2018/03/30 02:07] (current)
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 +<< [[contents:​index| Dictionary Index]] << [[contents:​q|Definitions under Q]]
 +====== Quarter ======
 +A [[g:​gutter|gutter]] behind the [[t:​tympan|tympan]],​ under the joints, to carry the water away beyond the farther side of the [[c:​coffin|coffin]] that descends from the tympan. It is about an inch higher on the near than on the off side, and projects beyond the coffin about three inches. — //M//. It is not now used, nor is it necessary, as we do not wet the tympan so much as to cause the water to run off.