from the four corners of the earth

Definition of from the four corners of the earth

  1. :  from everywhere :  from all over People came from the four corners of the earth to see the sight.

Word by Word Definitions

fourplay
  1. :  the fourth in a set or series

    :  something having four units or members: such as

    :  a 4-oared racing shell or its crew

cornerplay corners
  1. :  the point where converging lines, edges, or sides meet :  angle

    :  the place of intersection of two streets or roads

    :  a piece designed to form, mark, or protect a corner

  1. :  situated at a corner

    :  used or fitted for use in or on a corner

  1. :  to drive into a corner

    :  to catch and hold the attention of especially to force an interview

    :  to get a corner on

earthplay
  1. :  the fragmental material composing part of the surface of the globe

    :  cultivable soil

    :  the sphere of mortal life as distinguished from spheres of spirit life — compare heaven, hell

  1. :  to drive to hiding in the earth

    :  ground

    :  to hide in the ground


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