four-square

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four-square

four square
adverb
1. firmly, squarely, resolutely They stood four-square behind their chief.
adjective
1. solid, strong, firm, steady, resolute, unyielding, immovable, firmly-based The old mangle on its four-square iron frame stood ready.
References in classic literature ?
A man-dog, if there ever was one, four-square as the legs on the four corners of him.
Here and there a dim yellow light hung within the four-square mass of darkness.
They're taking their cues from older neighborhoods such as Seattle's Capitol Hill, where Tudors and Victorians sit cheek to jowl with four-squares and Craftsman-style homes, sited on smallish lots with big, usable porches and plenty of nearby businesses and shopping.