from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An instrument used for finding the center of a circle or of an are of a circle.


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  • Kt-c5; (11) B-c2, P-d4, which was tried in several recent tournaments, is of doubtful value as Black loses control of the important center-square e4.

    Chess and Checkers : the Way to Mastership

  • The pitch he gave up to Delmon Young was a center-square BP 88 mph fastball.

    Lone Star Ball

  • "the little acorn" scorned, she gives us a dynamic Hermia as never seen before; one elevated to the center-square status enjoyed by costars Scheie and Hara.



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