from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To depart in a hurry; abscond: "Your horse has absquatulated!” ( Robert M. Bird).
- intransitive v. To die.
- intransitive v. Midwestern & Western U.S. To argue.
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- v. to abscond.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To take one's self off; to decamp.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To run away; abscond; make off.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
Mock-Latinate formation, purporting to mean "to go off and squat elsewhere”.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Blended jocular mock-Latin word. Probably made up of the following parts: Latin ab- ("away (from)"), (maybe taken from English abscond), English -ate (maybe taken from English perambulate, and the middle portion, "squatul", which might be a derivation of English squattle ("depart"), or squat. (Wiktionary)