a set of words such that when arranged one beneath another in the form of a square they read alike horizontally and vertically.
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Origin of word square
First recorded in 1875–80
Words nearby word square
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Example sentences from the Web for word square
From the letters composing each of the following four sentences make a word-square: 1.
British Dictionary definitions for word square
a puzzle in which the player must fill a square grid with words that read the same across as down
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