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Origin of square deal
Words nearby square deal
Definition for square deal (2 of 2)
noun U.S. History.
Example sentences from the Web for square deal
“Personally, I deal with manners of righteousness and God,” he says.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Speculation raged that Duke agreed not to run as part of the deal, though it was never proven.
He later accepted a plea deal that put him behind bars for 25 years.
It's not necessarily a deal-breaker, but it is kind of a top priority.
In the wee hours of Christmas morning, a flight deal was shared in an exclusive Facebook group for urban travelers.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They are very urgent questions; our sons and daughters will have to begin to deal with them from the moment they leave college.
The patriarchal decree of the government was a good deal of a joke on the plains, anyway—except when you were caught defying it!Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
She and her younger sister, Janet, had quarreled a good deal through force of unfortunate habit.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
In practice we find a good deal of technical study comes into the college stage.
Bernard sat thinking for a long time; at first with a good deal of mortification—at last with a good deal of bitterness.Confidence|Henry James
Idioms and Phrases with square deal
A just, equitable arrangement or transaction, as in I know I'll get a square deal if I work with that supplier. This idiom uses square in the sense of “fair” or “honest,” a usage dating from the 1300s. [Late 1800s]