Definitions for: Quad


[n] a rectangular area surrounded on all sides by buildings
[n] (printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words
[n] a muscle of the thigh that extends the leg
[n] one of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.]

Sooth play, quad play, as the Fleming saith. --Chaucer.


Quad, n. (Print.)
A quadrat.


Quad, n. (Arch.)
A quadrangle; hence, a prison. [Cant or Slang]

Synonyms: musculus quadriceps femoris, quadrangle, quadriceps, quadriceps femoris, quadruplet, space

See Also: area, extensor, extensor muscle, sib, sibling, thigh, type

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Famous Quotes Containing Quad:


Sir, you have tasted two whole worms; you have hissed all my mystery lectures and been caught fighting a liar in the quad; you will leave by the next town drain.

-- W. A. Spooner ( -)


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