And were the elite police sharpshooters stationed on the rooftops overlooking Nahda and Rabaa squares acting in self-defense?
The authorities rejected all six squares requested for the demonstration.
And one gets the sense that he is relieved to have finally arrived at a public position that squares with his private feelings.
A man-made code that squares with the moral law, or the law of God, is a just law.
He heated some oil, stirred in a few sheets of gelatin, let the mixture cool in a baking dish and then sliced it into squares.
These quays are formed of the trunks of palm-trees, fixed together, and laid out in squares, one above another.
Have ready some carrots and turnips boiled tender and cut into squares, strew them upon the beef, putting a few into the dish.
The squares get less and the yellow stooks rise, as it were, out of the very ground.
We are only three squares away, just here in Custom-house street.
The floor they trod on was made of squares of black and white marble, and there were seats and a round marble table.
c.1300, "tool for measuring right angles," from Old French esquire "a square, squareness," from Vulgar Latin *exquadra, from *exquadrare "to square," from Latin ex- "out" (see ex-) + quadrare "make square, set in order, complete" (see quadrant).
Meaning "rectangular shape or area" is recorded by late 14c.; replaced Old English feower-scyte. Sense of "open space in a town or park" is from 1680s. The mathematical sense of "a number multiplied by itself" is first recorded 1550s.
c.1300, "containing four equal sides and right angles," from square (n.). Meaning "honest, fair," is first attested 1560s; that of "straight, direct" is from 1804. Sense of "old-fashioned" is 1944, U.S. jazz slang, said to be from shape of a conductor's hand gestures in a regular four-beat rhythm. (Square-toes meant nearly the same thing in 1771, from a style of shoes then fallen from fashion.) Squaresville is attested from 1956. Square one "the beginning" is first recorded 1960, probably from board games; square dance first attested 1870.
late 14c.; with reference to accounts, from 1815; see square (n.). Related: Squared; squaring.
A number multiplied by itself, or raised to the second power. The square of three is nine; the square of nine is eighty-one.
The place where some process begins or has begun; the original configuration: So after all this fuss we are at square one again
[1960+; fr board games where a token is moved off the first square after the shake of a die, drawing of a card, etc]
Gutsy and enthusiastic; showing courage: spunky girlfriends