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  • noun Plural form of squeaker.

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Examples

  • Mochokid catfishes of the genus Synodontis are commonly called squeakers because they produce broadband stridulation sounds during abduction and adduction of pectoral fin spines.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • Mochokid catfishes of the genus Synodontis are commonly called squeakers because they produce broadband stridulation sounds during abduction and adduction of pectoral fin spines.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • George, who worked as a dairyman on a nearby farm, was a tall, kindly man who was never angry and gave John the 'squeakers' -- kisses that Mimi could not.

    John

  • At the age of six months, young pigeons are termed squeakers, and then begin to breed, when properly managed.

    The Book of Household Management

  • At the age of six months, young pigeons are termed squeakers, and then begin to breed, when properly managed.

    The Book of Household Management

  • Besides the humming-birds I have mentioned, there were four or five other small ones that we used to call squeakers, as it is their habit for a great part of the day to sit motionless on branches and every now and then to chirp out one or two shrill notes.

    The Naturalist in Nicaragua

  • When a pigeon-house is to be stocked, a number of young birds are obtained either in May or August, when they are in the state called squeakers, that is to say, not fully grown, but able to feed themselves.

    The Lady's Country Companion: or, How to Enjoy a Country Life Rationally

  • There were about a dozen horsemen with spears; of these, three or four were novices, and these intended to try their skill for the first time upon the "squeakers," as the young pigs are called, while the others prepared for a race after the old ones.

    In Times of Peril

  • For the most part, all of their other wins during that span have been "squeakers" or ugly wins to say the least.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • For the most part, all of their other wins during that span have been "squeakers" or ugly wins to say the least.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

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  • Those little roundish plastic thingies you find in dog toys.

    February 27, 2007