squail

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squail (third-person singular simple present squails, present participle squailing, simple past and past participle squailed)

  1. (intransitive) To throw weighted sticks at small animals; to throw anything about awkwardly or irregularly.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 19:53