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 for quad
From 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.]
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           Sooth play, quad play, as the Fleming saith. --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quad \Quad\, n. (Print.)
     A quadrat.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

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

From 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.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  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)
  

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