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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Square a.
 1. Geom. Having four equal sides and four right angles; as, a square figure.
 2. Forming a right angle; as, a square corner.
 3. Having a shape broad for the height, with rectilineal and angular rather than curving outlines; as, a man of a square frame.
 4. Exactly suitable or correspondent; true; just.
    She's a most triumphant lady, if report be square to her.   --Shak.
 5. Rendering equal justice; exact; fair; honest; as, square dealing.
 6. Even; leaving no balance; as, to make or leave the accounts square.
 7. Leaving nothing; hearty; vigorous.
 By Heaven, square eaters.
 More meat, I say.   --Beau. & Fl.
 8. Naut. At right angles with the mast or the keel, and parallel to the horizon; -- said of the yards of a square-rigged vessel when they are so braced.
 Note:Square is often used in self-explaining compounds or combinations, as in square-built, square-cornered, square-cut, square-nosed, etc.
 Square foot, an area equal to that of a square the sides of which are twelve inches; 144 square inches.
 Square knot, a knot in which the terminal and standing parts are parallel to each other; a reef knot. See Illust. under Knot.
 Square measure, the measure of a superficies or surface which depends on the length and breadth taken conjointly. The units of square measure are squares whose sides are the linear measures; as, square inches, square feet, square meters, etc.
 Square number. See Square, n., 6.
 Square root of a number or Square root of a quantity Math., that number or quantity which, multiplied by itself, produces the given number or quantity.
 Square sail Naut., a four-sided sail extended upon a yard suspended by the middle; sometimes, the foresail of a schooner set upon a yard; also, a cutter's or sloop's sail boomed out. See Illust. of Sail.
 Square stern Naut., a stern having a transom and joining the counter timbers at an angle, as distinguished from a round stern, which has no transom.
 Three-square, Five-square, etc., having three, five, etc., equal sides; as, a three-square file.
 To get square with, to get even with; to pay off. [Colloq.]