from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Also wigwassing. Same as weequash. Compare neeskotting.
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All right, God as weequashing is rather innocuous, and sedative.
So Tina Kelley, in "To Yahweh," defines God (I suspect this is not the first such attempt in three thousand years): "God is weequashing: The spearing of eels or fish from a canoe by torchlight.
Kelley explains the poem: "The epigraph came from a selection of my book club, weequashing surfaced during some quality time with the Oxford English Dictionary, and the fire darkening down is how firefighters talk, overheard on my late-night rewrite shift at the Times.