Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In joinery, having all the angles of its stiles, rails, and mountings square without being molded: applied to framing.

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Examples

  • The doctor peered through his square-framed glasses.

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  • Some friends came to tell me that I looked better like that, with a tightly-fitted short dress, a sexy walk and square-framed glasses.

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  • I traded my usual contacts for my tortoise-shell square-framed glasses, lined my eyes in a deep eggplant shade, and pulled my hair back into a supersleek low pony.

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  • I met Kirsten Grant of Penguin I was impressed by the fact that she looked good in truly red lipstick (a rare thing!) and I liked her square-framed glasses, scarlet bugle-bead necklace and especially the huge heart-shaped brooch she was wearing which was the exact same colour as the lipstick.

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  •                Charlie pulls up on the grass shoulder thirty or so yards past a square-framed farmhouse and we get out.

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  • Martin Scorsese and Tina Fey meet on the set of their new American Express commercial to discuss timeshares, square-framed glasses and diplomacy…

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  • Pop on a pair of black square-framed glasses and you'll be superwoman in disguise

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  • Charlie pulls up on the grass shoulder thirty or so yards past a square-framed farmhouse and we get out.

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  • Mr. Rinauld was heavyset with dark-brown skin, low-faded hair and thick, black, square-framed glasses.

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  • The colour had changed, and the broad-chested, square-framed, pot-bellied, and portly old bully-boy of the woods had become a wretched pigeon-breasted, lean — flanked, shrunk-linibed, hungry-looking beggar.

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