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Quad

In printing, a type with no letter attached to it. The quad exists to put spaces between words.
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Tom followed his guide through the School-house hall, which opens into the quadrangle. It is a great room, thirty feet long and eighteen high, or thereabouts, with two great tables running the whole length, and two large fireplaces at the side, with blazing fires in them, at one of which some dozen boys were standing and lounging, some of whom shouted to East to stop; but he shot through with his convoy, and landed him in the long, dark passages, with a large fire at the end of each, upon which the studies opened.
As soon as dinner was over, and Tom had been questioned by such of his neighbours as were curious as to his birth, parentage, education, and other like matters, East, who evidently enjoyed his new dignity of patron and mentor, proposed having a look at the close, which Tom, athirst for knowledge, gladly assented to; and they went out through the quadrangle and past the big fives court, into the great playground.
He longed to be a boy again, like those he saw sauntering through the quadrangle, so that, avoiding his mistakes, he might start fresh and make something more out of life.
Behind the most ancient part of Holborn, London, where certain gabled houses some centuries of age still stand looking on the public way, as if disconsolately looking for the Old Bourne that has long run dry, is a little nook composed of two irregular quadrangles, called Staple Inn.
When we were out in the darkness of the quadrangle, we again looked up at the windows.
The two gentlemen proceeded along the Rue de Rivoli and into the Palais Royal, where they seated themselves at one of the little tables stationed at the door of the cafe which projects into the great open quadrangle. The place was filled with people, the fountains were spouting, a band was playing, clusters of chairs were gathered beneath all the lime-trees, and buxom, white-capped nurses, seated along the benches, were offering to their infant charges the amplest facilities for nutrition.
The church or chapel formed one side of a quadrangle, in the middle of which a large clump of bananas were growing.
Starehe Boys' Centre, a centre for needy students and a top national school, marked its 60th anniversary at the school's quadrangle on Saturday.
'Ito ay pinangungunahan nina Paolo Duterte, Christopher Bong Tesoro Go, at Maneses Carpio, na asawa ni Sara Duterte ng Davao Group, at ang buong Quadrangle Group na galing sa Bicol,' he said.
One of fort's oldest monuments discovered after removal of around 100,000 cubic feet of debris WCLA official says will take up royal bath's conservation as soon as documentation process is completed LAHORE:A Shahi Hammam [royal bath] aging back to Mughal Emperor Akbar's reign has been discovered at the Lahore Fort while clearing debris from a neglected section behind the Jahangiri Quadrangle and near the fort's Akbari Gate.
The (Khanozai) Karezat Quadrangle includes Khanozai and surrounding areas which is situated 70 kms northeast of Quetta.
Geraldine Roman, agreed that there is a need to "immediately address operational concerns on infrastructure, agri-industry, and social engineering" of the North Luzon Growth Quadrangle, which was heavily battered by "Ompong."