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Definition of "square-built" [square-built]

  • Having a shape broad as compared with the height, and bounded by rectilinear rather than curved lines: as, a square-built man or ship.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "square-built" in a sentence
  • "The early morning sun slanting in showed a cool, square-built room with a flagged stone floor, a raftered ceiling hung with bunches of drying herbs, and a heavy wooden table, the surface scarred and worn smooth and dark with age."
  • "The space was windowless, square-built, and with only one door, smelling of unseasoned timber and straw from the thatched roof."
  • "It was a square-built room, very plain, with lime-washed plaster walls and a rush-strewn floor."
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