a.1.Having four corners or angles.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
For it is the nature of a log or stone to remain motionless on level ground, and to move when on a slope; if four-cornered, to come to a standstill, but if round-shaped, to go rolling down.
The charioteer took first then his helm, ridged like a board, four-cornered. .
A total nine state seats will see four-cornered fights and these are Pantai Jerejak, Pulau Betong, Permatang Berangan, Telok Ayer Tawar, Berapit, Padang Lallang, Sungai Bakap, Tanjung Bunga and Air Putih.
Four parliamentary seats - Bagan, Batu Kawan, Nibong Tebal and Bayan Baru - will see four-cornered fights while seven parliamentary seats will see three-cornered fights.
Kolkata: West Bengal, which played a pivotal role in successive United Progressive Alliance governments, is all set to witness a four-cornered fight between Trinamool Congress (TMC), Communist Party of India -- Marxist (CPI-M), Congress party and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), for the first time in its political history.
However, the uncertainties of a four-cornered fight is not only giving nightmares to psephologist, but also to her friends and foes alike, as weather-beaten politicians, celebrities and greenhorns of all political parties vie for the honours.
Furthermore, it has been confirmed that the four-cornered Home Internationals will be contested at Ashburnham in 2010 when it could well be that local man Chris Rees is the Welsh team captain.
We can usually win in three-cornered or four-cornered fights as our grassroots have always been loyal to the party,' he told a media conference after a premier forum and launch of Gagasan Sejahtera Melaka's manifesto last night.
After realising that the BSP would emerge beneficiary in the event of a four-cornered contest in the state, both Congress and BSP have expressed hope that the existing deadlock could still be broken if the top leaders of the two parties meet.
Political analysts say that chances of a pre-poll tie-up between the two parties now appear remote and in all probability the state will witness four-cornered contest on most of the seats.