Square

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Square

A unit of area equivalent to 100 square feet. It has historically been used to measure real estate in Australia.
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Piltdown was exposed not because clear-thinking nonscientists exposed the dogmatism of an arrogant elite but because paleontologists, on the basis of accumulated evidence, came to view the Piltdown fossils as a square peg in a round hole.
I look at it as a square peg in a round hole," he says.
He's not going to force a square peg in a round hole,'' Rodriguez said.