Meaning: an open space between buildings, usually at a school or a university
- I'll meet you in the quad at lunchtime.
- The school's headmaster has decided that handball can longer be played in any of the quads.
Origin: short for "quadrangle"
Variety: This is typically used in British English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
If someone tells you to meet them in the quad, you are probably
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Contributor: Matt Errey