from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who squares: as, a squarer of the circle.
  • noun One who quarrels; a contentious, irascible fellow.
  • noun One who spars; a boxer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, squares.
  • noun obsolete One who squares, or quarrels; a hot-headed, contentious fellow.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective comparative form of square: more square
  • noun One who, or that which, squares.
  • noun obsolete Quarreler, wrangler.


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