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NOUN (3)

1. flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising; flesh of a dove (young squab) may be broiled;
[syn: squab, dove]

2. a soft padded sofa;

3. an unfledged pigeon;


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. short and fat;
[syn: squab, squabby]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Squab \Squab\, adv. [Cf. dial. Sw. sqvapp, a word imitative of a splash, and E. squab fat, unfledged.] With a heavy fall; plump. [Vulgar] [1913 Webster] The eagle took the tortoise up into the air, and dropped him down, squab, upon a rock. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Squab \Squab\ (skw[o^]b), a. [Cf. dial. Sw. sqvabb a soft and fat body, sqvabba a fat woman, Icel. kvap jelly, jellylike things, and E. quab.] 1. Fat; thick; plump; bulky. [1913 Webster] Nor the squab daughter nor the wife were nice. --Betterton. [1913 Webster] 2. Unfledged; unfeathered; as, a squab pigeon. --King. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Squab \Squab\, n. 1. (Zool.) A nestling of a pigeon or other similar bird, esp. when very fat and not fully fledged. [1913 Webster] 2. A person of a short, fat figure. [1913 Webster] Gorgonious sits abdominous and wan, Like a fat squab upon a Chinese fan. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 3. A thickly stuffed cushion; especially, one used for the seat of a sofa, couch, or chair; also, a sofa. [1913 Webster] Punching the squab of chairs and sofas. --Dickens. [1913 Webster] On her large squab you find her spread. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Squab \Squab\, v. i. To fall plump; to strike at one dash, or with a heavy stroke. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

squab adj 1: short and fat [syn: squab, squabby] n 1: flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising; flesh of a dove (young squab) may be broiled [syn: squab, dove] 2: a soft padded sofa 3: an unfledged pigeon
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

92 Moby Thesaurus words for "squab": Cornish hen, avifauna, baby bird, bear, bird, bird of Jove, bird of Juno, bird of Minerva, bird of night, bird of passage, bird of prey, birdie, birdlife, birdy, broiler, cage bird, caille, canard, caneton, capon, chapon, chick, chicken, crowd, crush, cygnet, dindon, diving bird, dove, duck, duckling, dumpy, eagle, eaglet, faisan, fish-eating bird, fledgling, flightless bird, fowl, fruit-eating bird, fryer, fulmar, game bird, goose, grouse, guinea hen, insect-eating bird, jam, migrant, migratory bird, nestling, oie, oscine bird, owl, partridge, passerine bird, peacock, peafowl, peahen, perching bird, pheasant, pigeon, pigeonneau, poulet, push, quail, ratite, roaster, sea bird, seed-eating bird, shore bird, slop, songbird, squash, squeeze, squish, stewing chicken, storm petrel, stormy petrel, stubby, stumpy, swan, thick, thickset, turkey, volaille, wading bird, warbler, water bird, waterfowl, wild duck, wildfowl