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squab

noun \ˈskwäb\
plural squabs

Definition of SQUAB

1
a :  couch
b :  a cushion for a chair or couch
2
or plural squab :  a fledgling bird; specifically :  a fledgling pigeon about four weeks old
3
:  a short fat person
squab adjective

Examples of SQUAB

  1. <at one point Robinson Crusoe tells of making a rough-hewn squab with the skins of animals he had killed>

Origin of SQUAB

probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialect skvabb loose, fat flesh
First Known Use: 1664

Rhymes with SQUAB

SQUAB Defined for Kids

squab

noun \ˈskwäb\

Definition of SQUAB for Kids

:  a young pigeon especially when ready for use as food

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