Fair and square


Fair and square
Fair Fair, adv. Clearly; openly; frankly; civilly; honestly; favorably; auspiciously; agreeably. [1913 Webster]

{Fair and square}, justly; honestly; equitably; impartially. [Colloq.]

{To bid fair}. See under {Bid}.

{To speak fair}, to address with courtesy and frankness. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.