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.
References in classic literature ?
To abandon the square was to lose it to his opponent and win for himself ignoble and immediate death before the jeering populace.
The fourth move after the victory of the Black Odwar found Gahan upon U-Dor's fourth; an Orange Panthan was on the adjoining square diagonally to his right and the only opposing piece that could engage him other than U-Dor himself.
Toffy; and sometimes old Sir Thomas Coffin and Lady Coffin, from Bedford Square.
These people and their like gave the pompous Russell Square merchant pompous dinners back again.
I purposely avoided," says Square, "drawing a conclusion which I thought evident from what I have said; but if you perceived it, I am sure you have not attempted to answer it.
And when I promise anything you can depend on it, 'cause I'm square.
No one could trust that Crooked Magician, for instance, just because he is crooked; but a square Woozy couldn't do anything crooked if he wanted to.
We are very well aware of that, since nothing but the square itself has been left for us.
You are mistaken, monsieur; the square belongs to me, as well as the houses in it.
There were a number of tiny little brooks running straight across it from side to side, and the ground between was divided up into squares by a number of little green hedges, that reached from brook to brook.
Out of the windows of the Senate House the soldiers threw chairs into the Square for fuel and kindled fires there.
A town built of wood, where scarcely a day passes without conflagrations when the house owners are in residence and a police force is present, cannot help burning when its inhabitants have left it and it is occupied by soldiers who smoke pipes, make campfires of the Senate chairs in the Senate Square, and cook themselves meals twice a day.