square, by the Old form(s): squier, squire
accurately, exactly, with great precision
LLL V.ii.474[Berowne to Boyet, of the Princess] Do not you know my lady's foot by the square
WT IV.iv.336[Servant to Shepherd, of the trios of performers] not the worst of the three but jumps twelve foot and a half by th'square [F squire]
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