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quadratePart of speech: Adjective Usage examples "quadrate":
- But, say you, to induce our forbearance, " We good men at the South are restoring slavery, as fast as we can, to what it should be; and we will soon make its erring practice quadrate with its perfect and sinless theory." - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
- The lower jaw of the mosasaur was jointed; the quadrate bone, which in all reptiles connects the bone of the lower jaw with the skull, was movable, and as in snakes the lower jaw could be used in thrusting prey down the throat. - "The Elements of Geology", William Harmon Norton.