from The Century Dictionary.
- To throw with a jerk.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb obsolete To throw with a jerk; to throw edge foremost.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb obsolete To
throwwith a jerk; to throw edge foremost.
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I know he give her a flyin 'squir'l, an' she embroidered him a hat-band.
Page 16 hev 'Lijah jailed, stiddier goin' round the woods a-talkin 'ter the grasshoppers an' squir'ls, ez seem ter actially know the critter, an 'bein' ez happy ez they air, 'ceptin' when he gits it inter his noodle, like he sometimes do, ez he ain't edzactly like other folks be? "
But Charlotte thinks nothing less than men and women worthy of hers; her parrot and squir-rel, the one for its prattle, the other for its vivacity, excepted.
Native visual broadcasts had identified these as squir-rels.
Between the comical antics of the squir-rel, the warmth of the Shirazian sun, and his aroused thoughts, the last thing he expected by way of interruption was screaming.
Bears typically don't start gorging themselves on the troves of pine nuts that are stashed by squir-rels until mid-August.