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4 × 4

or four-by-four

[fawr bahy fawr, fohr bahy fohr, buh]
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noun
  1. a four-wheeled automotive vehicle having four-wheel drive.
  2. a piece of lumber approximately 4 inches thick by 4 inches wide.
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  • Then he tried the ceiling and found the opening—a wooden trap covering a four-by-four hole—covering it snugly.

    Deadly City

    Paul W. Fairman


British Dictionary definitions for four-by-four

four-by-four

noun
  1. a vehicle equipped with four-wheel drive
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