Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of squatting.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Straggling, haphazard little villages ledged on the slope, high up, beside their wet, green, hanging meadows, with pine trees behind and the valley bottom far below, and rocks right above, on both sides, seemed like little temporary squattings of outcast people.

    Twilight in Italy

  • Lents, Ramadans, and prolonged ham-squattings in cold, cheerless rooms were stark nonsense; bad for the health; useless for the soul; opposed, in short, to the obvious laws of Hygiene and common sense.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • Queequeg that all these Lents, Ramadans, and prolonged ham-squattings in cold, cheerless rooms were stark nonsense; bad for the health; useless for the soul; opposed, in short, to the obvious laws of Hygiene and common sense.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • I then went on, beginning with the rise and progress of the primitive religions, and coming down to the various religions of the present time, during which time I labored to show Queequeg that all these Lents, Ramadans, and prolonged ham-squattings in cold, cheerless rooms were stark nonsense; bad for the health; useless for the soul; opposed, in short, to the obvious laws of Hygiene and common sense.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • Independent of the incessant maraudings among hen-roosts and squattings along the border, invading armies would penetrate, from time to time, into the very heart of the country.

    Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete

  • The temporary squattings continued after the action days and in the October 2008 a house in Lund was squatted, later called "smultronstället" which lasted for about a month.

    de.indymedia.org newswire

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