Quadratus

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Quadratus the quadratus femoris, or square muscle of the femur in man, the quadratus lumborum, that of the loins, the depressor labii inferioris, that of the chin, which draws down the upper lip
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. quadrat—L. quadratus, pa.p. of quadrāre, to square—quatuor, four.

Usage

In literature:

Mark Antony had charged C. Volusenus Quadratus, prefect of the cavalry, to pursue him.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 2" by Various
Iulius Candidus (II), A. Iulius Quadratus (II).
"Dio's Rome, Volume V., Books 61-76 (A.D. 54-211)" by Cassius Dio
But we have now three new witnesses, Barnabas, Quadratus, and Justin Martyr.
"The Freethinker's Text Book, Part II." by Annie Besant
Quadratus says you are at the smallest of your Como villas.
"Roads from Rome" by Anne C. E. Allinson
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In news:

Stretches the hamstrings and the quadratus lumborum muscle, which is responsible for lifting the hip as you swing forward into your stride.
Stretches the hamstrings and the quadratus lumborum muscle.
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