Definitions

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  • adj. Short and thick; squabbish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Short and thick; sqabbish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Thick; resembling a squab; squat.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. short and fat

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Examples

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