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Quadra'ngular. adj. [from quadrangle.] Square; having four right angles.

Common salt shooteth into little crystals, coming near to a cube, sometimes into square plates, sometimes into short quadrangular prisms. Grew's Cosmol.

Each environed with a crust, conforming itself to the planes, is of a figure quadrangular. Woodward.

I was placed at a quadrangular table, opposite to the macebearer. Spectator, № 617.

Sources: Addison, Joseph (408) · Grew, Nehemiah (36) · Spectator (140) · Woodward, John (78)

Attributes: Adjective (426)

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