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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (4)

1. one of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy;
[syn: quadruplet, quad]

2. a muscle of the thigh that extends the leg;
[syn: quadriceps, quadriceps femoris, musculus quadriceps femoris, quad]

3. (printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words or sentences;
[syn: quad, space]

4. a rectangular area surrounded on all sides by buildings;
[syn: quad, quadrangle]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quad \Quad\, Quade \Quade\, a. [Akin to AS. cw[=ae]d, cwead, dung, evil, G. kot, dung, OHG. qu[=a]t.] Evil; bad; baffling; as, a quade wind. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Sooth play, quad play, as the Fleming saith. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quad \Quad\, n. (Print.) A quadrat. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quad \Quad\, n. (Arch.) A quadrangle; hence, a prison. [Cant or Slang] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

quad n 1: one of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy [syn: quadruplet, quad] 2: a muscle of the thigh that extends the leg [syn: quadriceps, quadriceps femoris, musculus quadriceps femoris, quad] 3: (printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words or sentences [syn: quad, space] 4: a rectangular area surrounded on all sides by buildings [syn: quad, quadrangle]
The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

quad n. 1. Two bits; syn. for quarter, crumb, tayste. 2. A four-pack of anything (compare hex, sense 2). 3. The rectangle or box glyph used in the APL language for various arcane purposes mostly related to I/O. Former Ivy-Leaguers and Oxford types are said to associate it with nostalgic memories of dear old University.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

quad The rectangle or box glyph used in the APL language for various arcane purposes mostly related to I/O. [Jargon File] (2007-05-31)