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square away

verb

Definition of square away

  • intransitive verb
    1. 1 :  to square the yards so as to sail before the wind

    2. 2 :  to put everything in order or in readiness

    3. 3 :  to take up a fighting stance

    4. transitive verb
    5. :  to put in order or in readiness



    1838

    First Known Use of square away

    1838


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