from The Century Dictionary.

  • In or into a squatting posture.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Squatting.

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  • adjective squatting
  • adverb squatting


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  • Koeneke, like an oracle asquat his own fissure, has written a book that is unconscionably nifty-gallifty.

    Books by Portland Authors: Rodney Koeneke - Reading Local: Portland

  • Matt walked through the neighborhood to see the old building, number 611, and wondered idly who lived in their third-floor apartment, what language spoken, how many grinding lives, but mainly he thought of nine-year-old Nicky asquat the glory seat.


  • And the eager attention with which his flock, asquat on the floor, listened to a very long sermon, showed he had chosen well when he refused to leave them.

    High Albania

  • We left him asquat on the stream bank, washing his treasure-trove.

    High Albania

  • As he sat asquat, with his rifle across his knees, he rolled with mirth at the mere recollection.

    High Albania

  • A bandy child, asquat on the doorstep with a paper shuttlecock, crawls sidling after her in spurts, clutches her skirt, scrambles up.


  • Then, if you persist, you make out a misty hollow where equally misty and dark lumps are asquat or prone or wandering from one corner to another.

    Under Fire: the story of a squad

  • Perhaps to get into the mood of the waterways one needs to have seen old Amos Judson asquat on the headgate with his gun, guarding his water-right toward the end of a dry summer.

    The Land of Little Rain

  • Mr. Orchard afterwards remembered to have seen this same beggar man, or the image of him, off and on during the two previous days, seated asquat against a post on the Bund, and watching the _Albemarle_, with his crutch and bowl beside him.

    Hetty Wesley

  • Involuntarily Amber's eyes turned in search of the crushed candidate whom she almost saw flattened beneath the 2033 votes, and whom it would scarcely have been a surprise to find asquat under a carriage, humbly assisting the footmen to pack the dirty plates.

    The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes


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  • But, unluckily, there was the odious Solmes sitting asquat between my mamma and sister...

    October 9, 2007