Squab meaning

skwŏb
A young, newly hatched, or unfledged pigeon.
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Young and undeveloped; newly hatched or unfledged.

A squab chick.

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A nestling pigeon, still unfledged.
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A short, stout person.
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Newly hatched or not fully fledged.
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Short and stout.
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The meat of a squab (i.e. a young (domestic) pigeon or dove) used as food.
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A baby rook.
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A thick cushion, especially a flat one covering the seat of a chair or sofa.
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A person of a short, fat figure.
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To furnish with squabs, or cushions.
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Fat; thick; plump; bulky.
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Unfledged; unfeathered.

A squab pigeon.

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(slang) With a heavy fall; plump.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of squab

  • Probably of Scandinavian origin Swedish dialectal squabb fat flesh

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition