three-cornered


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having three corners

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involving a group or set of three

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My uncle had no weapon about him, but with great dexterity he snatched the ill-looking gentleman's three-cornered hat from his head, and, receiving the point of his sword right through the crown, squeezed the sides together, and held it tight.
The ill-looking gentleman received his three-cornered hat in silence, looked at the hole in the middle with an inquiring air, and finally stuck it on the top of his wig with a solemnity the effect of which was a trifle impaired by his sneezing violently at the moment, and jerking it off again.
At this moment, the ill-looking man was inspecting the hole in the crown of his three-cornered hat.
He stared with an almost comical seriousness at his bald forehead, and pointed to a three-cornered cicatrice, long healed, but still discernible.
Taking from his hat a three-cornered parcel, he unfolded a handsome saffrona rose, which he gravely presented to her.
While the present century was in its teens, and on one sunshiny morning in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton's academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large family coach, with two fat horses in blazing harness, driven by a fat coachman in a three-cornered hat and wig, at the rate of four miles an hour.
I shan't mind that at all, I like the little house 'cause it 's got a garden, and there 's a cunning room with a three-cornered closet in it that I always wanted.
You 'll never guess, Maud, so I would n't try, but be planning what you will put in your cunning, three-cornered closet, when you get it.
Pulled down by a bogey-bogey start, Ikeda settled for a 69 and a 137 total, one up on Ardina, who shot a bogeyless 67, the day's best, for a 138 aggregate that paved the way for a three-cornered title fight in the P750,000 event on Thursday.
Alberto Williams' Primera suite Argentina, Manuel de Falla's caustically satirical Three-Cornered Hat and the passionate Ritual Fire Dance from Love the Magician, will all lend themselves to an evening of fiery enjoyment and blazing orchestral fun.
Mar will benefit from a three-cornered presidential contest as it would make platform of continuity of the adminsitraiton candidate even clearer to the people," Tupas explained.
A three-cornered polygon is better known as a what?
That's the conventional wisdom I followed for most of my life, until a few years ago when it occurred to me that, despite their distinct three-cornered shape, hamantaschen are not so different from empanadas, calzones, or any other stuffed pastry.
The other is a three-cornered duelling sword with a brass handle and is about 200 years old.
As I know of no other examples it's hard to be precise - I would consider offering it online and making sure you describe it as "a rare three-cornered example" to bring the collectors out.