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catena
Catenarian
catenary
Catenate
Catenated
Catenating
Catenation
Catene
catenulate
Cater
cater to
Cater-cousin
cateran
catercorner
catercornered
Catered
Caterer
Cateress
Caterina de' Medici
catering
Caterpillar

cater-cornered definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line; "set off in a catty-corner direction across the vacant lot" [syn: catacorner, cata-cornered, catercorner, cater- cornered, catty-corner, catty-cornered, kitty- corner, kitty-cornered]

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & adv. (also cater-corner, catty-cornered) US --adj. placed or situated diagonally. --adv. diagonally. Etymology: dial. adv. cater diagonally (cf. obs. cater the four on dice f. F quatre f. L quattuor four)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cater-cornered Ca"ter-cor`nered, a. [Cf. Cater to cut diagonally.] Diagonal. [Colloq.]




 


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