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A set of words arranged in a square such that they read the same horizontally and vertically. Also called acrostic.
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(Games, other than specified) a puzzle in which the player must fill a square grid with words that read the same across as down
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a set of words that when arranged one beneath another in the form of a square read alike horizontally and vertically: The words sated, atone, toast, ensue, deter form a word square.
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|Noun||1.||word square - a puzzle where you fill a square grid with words reading the same down as across|
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