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three squares

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three squares

noun phrase

Enough to eat; an acceptable standard of living: He isn't rich, but he gets his three squares every day/ homeless men do break the law to get ''three hots and a cot'' (1899+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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