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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of squall.


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  • "He didn't!" the hen turkeys squalled, meaning that Turkey Proudfoot hadn't been chased, but had _led_ the geese across the farmyard.

    The Tale of Turkey Proudfoot Slumber-Town Tales

  • The horse went into a reluctant and stiff-legged gallop, while Jerry followed, snarling and growling wrath at so high a pitch that almost he squalled.


  • But the porcupine, squealing and grunting, with disrupted anatomy trying feebly to roll up into its ball-protection, flicked out its tail again, and again the big cat squalled with hurt and astonishment.

    The Lair

  • I am that man, the sum of him, the all of him, the hairless biped who struggled upward from the slime and created love and law out of the anarchy of fecund life that screamed and squalled in the jungle.

    Chapter 21

  • I have said she squalled and scratched like a cat when

    Chapter 21

  • As any screaming creature of the jungle, he hysterically squalled his indignation.


  • Peg Leg squalled like a cut cat when I hooked his big bass for bait, but, dang it he did drop the lantern.

    Catfish Eats Water Moccasin

  • Seeing the needle, Willa, shrewd veteran, threw back her head and squalled.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • A couple of months later, having taken that strange, brief, strenuous journey into the startling fact of air, my hungry, bewildered boy took a breath and squalled.

    Beginner’s Grace

  • He ran, leaping over parking meters, cutting through an alley where a cat squalled in protest, over a fence, off a Dumpster onto the roof of a commercial mall like a chimp launched from a catapult, down again onto a concrete landing on all four limbs like a cat, past the scary apartment building where the gangs hung out to a shabby two-bedroom wood-frame house in a largely Latino neighborhood south of Colfax.



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