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Quadrangle

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Qua'drangle. n.s. [quadratus and angulus, Latin.] A square; a surface with four right angles.

                My choler being overblown
With walking once about the quadrangle,
I come to talk.
Shakesp. Henry VI.

The escurial hath a quadrangle for every month in the year. Howel.

Sources: Shakespeare's Henry VI, Part 2 (49) · Howell, James (14)

Attributes: Latin (690) · Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Quadrangle." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 4, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=1784.


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