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 Squalls.Square the Circle. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Square.
 
To put oneself in the attitude of boxing, to quarrel. (Welsh, cwer’—i.e. cweryl, cwerylu, to quarrel.)   1
       
“Are you such fools
       
To square for this?”
       
Shakespeare: Titus Andro&ngrave;icus, ii. 1.
 


 Squalls.Square the Circle. 

 
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