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fair and square

completely fair(ly); justly; within the rules. She won the game fair and square. The division of the money should be fair and square.
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fair and square

honestly We played very well and won, fair and square.
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fair and square

 
1. in an honest way and without any doubt We won the match fair and square.
2. if you hit someone fair and square on a particular part of their body, you hit them hard exactly on that part She hit me fair and square on the nose.
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fair and square

Just and honest, as in He won the race fair and square. This redundant expression- fair and square mean essentially the same thing-probably owes its long life to its rhyme. [Early 1600s]
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fair and square

Just and honest.
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