quelch (third-person singular simple present quelches, present participle quelching, simple past and past participle quelched)
- (transitive) To squelch; to eliminate.
- 2013, Col. John H. Roush, Jr., World War II Reminiscences (page 450)
- We are proud to have had a part in quelching the evil ideologies that brought so much suffering to mankind.
- (dialect, intransitive) To make a squelching sound.