Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of square.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of square.

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Examples

  • It used to be the marketplace, but nowadays markets have moved to covered locations and left the main squares for the congregation of the idle (time, in hot weather, adopts a more leisurely pace).

    3 Small Town Evenings « Unknowing

  • The meal is prepared and patted into a circle (one of the great strengths of Colombian cuisine is that they seldom experiment; this can be boring but whatever else Colombian cuisine is, it is reliable: the arepa does not come in squares or triangles or octagons, always as a disk), buttered and griddled.

    Arepaehuevo « Unknowing

  • It was utterly impossible to keep them in squares or order, so they made game of the plan, and almost defied the master.

    Letter 324

  • I know I made a big deal of opening the board out, but as the game progresses, certain squares can become unusable.

    Some Thoughts, Part Eight – Interactivity « The Graveyard

  • I represented the results in squares that are all drawn to the same scale.

    Boing Boing

  • The scenes of social satire -- featuring the dandy Josh Lamon and Allison Guinn as perfect squares from the over-30 generation -- exude a mocking sharpness to which they've only previously aspired.

    The wonderfully unruly 'Hair' is still a blowout 42 years after its Broadway debut

  • My favorite long-standing Basque tradition is the love for their lyrical language, which, unlike Provençal, can still be heard on the street and in squares and shops.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • There is absolutely no rule saying that I am bound to the 2d map, or even to think in squares, but nearly everyone seems to be locked into that mindset already.

    D&D 4e’s Out… And It’s Awful. Here’s Why « Geek Related

  • Cut in squares and sprinkle top with powdered sugar.

    Are you familiar with wacky cake? | Homesick Texan

  • To give you an idea of scale, that four patch of black squares is 4.5 "square; the purple on black pp-ed star is 6.5".

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