three-cornered


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three-cornered

adj
having three corners or angleshaving three aspects or opposing sides
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.three-cornered - having three corners; "a three-cornered hat"
angulate, angular - having angles or an angular shape
2.three-cornered - involving a group or set of three; "a three-cornered race"
many-sided, multilateral - having many parts or sides
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three-cornered

[ˈθriːˈkɔːnəd] ADJtriangular
three-cornered hattricornio m, sombrero m de tres picos
References in classic literature ?
Marilla set the candle on a three-legged, three-cornered table and turned down the bedclothes.
So Sara had written her parting words in a three-cornered pink note.
He wore knee breeches, and a kind of leggings rolled up over his silk stockings, and shoes with buckles; he had ruffles at his wrists, a three-cornered hat on his head, and a long taper sword by his side.
It was three-cornered, like a cut of cheese lying on its side: on the walls were pictures of women in corsets, and two poster-proofs, one of a man in pyjamas, green and white in large stripes, and the other of a ship in full sail ploughing an azure sea: on the sail was printed in large letters `great white sale.
With the point of his knife he made two round eyes, a three-cornered nose, and a mouth shaped like a new moon.
Poyser, who looked and felt the reverse of icy, did sit down in his three-cornered chair.
They had a sinister expression, under an old cocked-hat like a three-cornered spittoon, and over a great muffler for the chin and throat, which descended nearly to the wearer's knees.
When he rose to go, he took up instead of his own, the general's three-cornered hat, and held it, pulling at the plume, till the general asked him to restore it.
Cecilia's maid was charged with a neat little three-cornered note from her young lady, to be presented to her master.
I learned from an old apothecary in the village that there was a bald man in evening dress, giving the name of Green, who came to him one night to have a three-cornered cut on his forehead plastered.
It was an order the count had just given, for immediately Ali went noiselessly, and returned, bearing a black dress and a three-cornered hat.
They seem to keep a specially cutting east wind, waiting for me, when I go to bathe in the early morning; and they pick out all the three-cornered stones, and put them on the top, and they sharpen up the rocks and cover the points over with a bit of sand so that I can't see them, and they take the sea and put it two miles out, so that I have to huddle myself up in my arms and hop, shivering, through six inches of water.