from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To deal a sharp blow to; slap.
- n. A sharp blow; a slap.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To beat off, as insects; to bat, strike, or hit.
- n. A hard stroke, hit or blow, e.g., as part of a spanking.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. of sweat.
- transitive v. to hit, especially with an instrument in the hand; to smack.
- transitive v. to hit (a baseball) powerfully, and for a long distance.
- n. a sharp blow, especially one made with an instrument in the hand.
- n. a powerful hit, especially a home run.
- n. a former state in Northwest India, now a part of Pakistan. It was ruled by a prince called a Wali.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An old and dialectal form of sweat.
- An old and dialectal (Scotch) preterit of sweat.
- To strike; hit.
- n. A blow.
- To work hard; toil; dig; grind.
- n. A difficult task; a hard job.
- n. One who works hard; a dig; a grind.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. hit swiftly with a violent blow
- n. a sharp blow
Alteration of squat, to squash (obsolete and dialectal).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)