- quack grass,
- quad bike,
- quad cities,
- quad left,
- quad right,
Origin of quad1
verb (used with object), quad·ded, quad·ding.
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plural noun Informal.
Origin of quads
Examples from the Web for quad
After recuperating a bit, they might hit the climbing wall or the quad for some Frisbee golf.
Not because a quad along a Southern highway is an uncommon sight but because this woman also had a baby in her lap.
In Russian cities, buildings are arranged in a quad, and all life happens on the inside, with eyes of windows watching over you.
So here is some advice, addressed directly to those wretched of the quad, on how they can be really effective.What Occupy Harvard Should Tell Liberal Elite Parents on Thanksgiving|Lee Siegel|November 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
It's playing at the Quad in New York City and the Sunset Five in West Hollywood.
Should there be a bonfire in the quad, it is he who comes out and frantically attempts to put it out.Oxford|Frederick Douglas How
I realize now that I may have been falling into the trap of solipsism, “who watches the quad,” et cetera, type of thing.On Handling the Data|M. I. Mayfield
I think if he had told me to tackle a "Quad," again, I should have fainted.Danger Signals|John A. Hill and Jasper Ewing Brady
He got put in quad, broke out, overpowered and nearly killed two guards.Half A Chance|Frederic S. Isham
They went down the stone staircase, past the battalion of boots, and across the quad.The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes|Israel Zangwill
1820 as a shortening of quadrangle (n.) in the building sense (in this case "quadrangle of a college," Oxford student slang); 1880 as short for quadrat (n.); 1896 as quadruplet (n.), originally "bicycle for four riders;" later "one of four young at a single birth" (1951, of armadillos); 1970 as quadraphonic (adj.). Related: Quads.