from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A square brick or tile; a quarrel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A square piece of turf or peat.
  • n. A square brick, tile, or the like.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In architecture, a square stone, brick, or tile.
  • n. A piece of turf or peat cut in a square form.


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  • Rugged and shawled into a quadrel with a knob on top, she resembled some primitive totem and appeared to be perfectly immovable.

    Death of a Fool


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