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quad (2)

Meaning: a quadruplet, one of four babies born together from the same mother

For example:

  • I'm teaching a set of quads in my kindergarten class this term, and I can't tell them apart. All four look exactly the same!

  • After getting fertility treatment, Jill gave birth to a set of four healthy quads. She's been home with them for one week and she's already exhausted!

Origin: short for "quadruplet"

Quick Quiz:

Did you know that Muriel is a quad? She has
  1. two identical sisters
  2. three identical sisters
  3. four identical sisters

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