quad /n./ 1. Two bits; syn. for quarter, crumb,
tayste. 2. A four-pack of anything (compare hex, sense
2). 3. The rectangle or box glyph used in the APL language for
various arcane purposes mostly related to I/O. Former
Ivy-Leaguers and Oxford types are said to associate it with
nostalgic memories of dear old University.
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