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try square

noun
1.
a device for testing the squareness of carpentry work or the like, or for laying out right angles, consisting of a pair of straightedges fixed at right angles to one another.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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British Dictionary definitions for try square

try square

noun
1.
a device for testing or laying out right angles, usually consisting of a metal blade fixed at right angles to a wooden handle
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