squab

A flat, loose cushion, as opposed to fitted upholstery, usually tied to the frame of an armchair with corner tapes and used from the 17thC. Squab stools have a raised rim to hold a cushion in place.

squab

  1. a soft padded sofa
  2. an unfledged pigeon

squab

[adj] - short and fat 2. [n] - flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising 3. [n] - a soft padded sofa 4. [n] - an unfledged pigeon
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Squab

• (a.) Fat; thick; plump; bulky. • (adv.) With a heavy fall; plump. • (n.) A neatling of a pigeon or other similar bird, esp. when very fat and not fully fledged. • (v. i.) To fall plump; to strike at one dash, or with a heavy stroke. • (a.) Unfledged; unfeathered; as, a squab pigeon. • (n.) A person of a short, fat fi...
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squab

squabby adjective short and fat
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Squab

[food] In culinary terminology, squab is a young domestic pigeon, typically under 4 weeks old, or its meat. The meat is widely described as tasting like dark chicken. The term is probably of Scandinavian origin; the Swedish word skvabb means `loose, fat flesh`. It formerly applied to all dove and pigeon species, such as the Wood Pigeon, the...
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Squab

Squab adjective [ Confer dial. Swedish sqvabb a soft and fat body, sqvabba a fat woman, Icelandic kvap jelly, jellylike things, and and English quab .] 1. Fat; thick; plump; bulky. « Nor the squab daughter nor the wife were nice.» Betterton....
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Squab

Squab adverb [ Confer dial. Swedish squapp , a word imitative of a splash, and English squab fat, unfledged.] With a heavy fall; plump. [ Vulgar] « The eagle took the tortoise up into the air, and dropped him down, squab , upon a rock.» L'Estrange.
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Squab

Squab intransitive verb To fall plump; to strike at one dash, or with a heavy stroke. [ Obsolete]
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Squab

Squab noun 1. (Zoology) A neatling of a pigeon or other similar bird, esp. when very fat and not fully fledged. 2. A person of a short, fat figure. « Gorgonious sits abdominous and wan, Like a fat squab upon a Chinese fan.» Cowper. 3. A thic...
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squab

1. Fat; thick; plump; bulky. 'Nor the squab daughter nor the wife were nice.' (Betterton) ... 2. Unfledged; unfeathered; as, a squab pigeon. ... Origin: Cf. Dial. Sw. Sqvabb a soft and fat body, sqvabba a fat woman, Icel. Kvap jelly, jellylike things, and and E. Quab. ... 1. <zoology> A neatling of a pigeon or other similar bird, especially. ...
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squab

A flat, loose cushion, as opposed to fitted upholstery, usually tied to the frame of an armchair with corner tapes and used from the 17thC. Squab stools have a raised rim to hold a cushion in place.
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Squab

A squab is a young bird, especially a young pigeon.
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Squab

a young (baby) pigeon that has not yet left the nest; also refers to pigeon meat since pigeons are usually marketed before they leave the nest
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Squab

A young domesticated pigeon that has never flown and is therefore very tender. Squabs are normally under a pound and about 4 weeks old. May be prepared in any manner suitable for chicken.
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Squab

A young, domesticated pigeon with dark meat. The bird is usually about four weeks old and weighs one pound or less. Often served rare.
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Squab

Chooza
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squab

fat; clumsy; unfledged; newly hatched
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squab

variety of domestic pigeon (q.v.) raised for its meat.[3 related articles]
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