square-cut

square-cut

adj
1. cut so as to be rectangular, straight, or level
2. regular and suggestive of strength
References in classic literature ?
He saw himself when he had been quite the hoodlum, wearing a "stiff-rim" Stetson hat and a square-cut, double-breasted coat, with a certain swagger to the shoulders and possessing the ideal of being as tough as the police permitted.
Why, I used to think that up here, where all the advantages of culture were enjoyed - " He paused for a moment, and watched the youthful shade of himself, in stiff-rim and square-cut, enter the door and swagger across the room.
Paul ascended, and stood in the square-cut place he stood in, and tried to recollect the Bible account of the matter--but for certain reasons, I could not recall the words.
On the front page of the illustrated paper I saw lying on a table near me, he looked picturesque enough, seated on a boulder, a big strong man with a square-cut beard, his hands resting on the hilt of a cavalry sabre - and all around him a landscape of savage mountains.
To the right of the fantastic skyline of the flats towered black against the hues of evening; to the left the older houses raised a square-cut, irregular parapet against the grey.
Guests were then signed in and handed their membership cards for access to the different features such as the Carre Cut (makeovers with square-cut wigs or a quick gel manicure), Carre Cafe, Carre Disco and Carre-OK.
Shafiq square-cut Kane for four, with left-hander Haris glancing Thompson for a legside boundary.
Among the haul are 180 pieces of first-grade timber and 10 pieces of second-grade, square-cut timber, all hidden near Seda commune's Samutkram village.
hex ends are square-cut for a secure full-depth fit and maximum contact with the hex socket to prevent slippage and stripping of the socket.
Small decisions add up SOMETHING as simple as choosing a square-cut work surface over a bullnose one can make a huge difference to how modern and luxurious your kitchen feels.
| Left, cluttered surfaces and exposed appliances do not help this dated kitchen, but, above, black units and square-cut work surfaces give a modern look | Left, cluttered surfaces and exposed appliances do not help this dated kitchen, but, above, black units and square-cut work surfaces give a modern look