[ UK /skwˈɒb/ ]
  1. flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising; flesh of a dove (young squab) may be broiled
  2. a soft padded sofa
  3. an unfledged pigeon
  1. short and fat
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How To Use squab In A Sentence

  • For centuries, scholars have squabbled over the design of the ship, which was crucial to defeating the Persians in the Battle of Salamis in 480 B.C., part of a wider war that included the fight at Thermopylae dramatized in the film "300. Epic Struggle: Fans Fight to Revive an Oar-Powered Greek Warship
  • He might have caused a storm in a teacup in the corridors of the Westminster press lobby as journalists squabbled over who had the story, whether it was attributable and who had told The Sun anyway.
  • Served rare, the meat of squab is a heady delicacy, both earthy and elegant.
  • Squabbling between the Republic of Quebec and the rest of Canada over cultural diversity inequities. CORMORANT
  • It's amazing how one strong and loving personality can keep all the petty squabbles in check.
  • Imagine children having tea, inevitably squabbling over the buns, teacakes, muffins and - this being a British expression - crumpets.
  • The intramural squabbling and partisan agendas of the past thirty-five years have often inhibited the discerning engagement with the culture that is imperative for a community of disciples called to be salt and light.
  • The thing would probably degenerate into squabbling before long. dsp, Santa Rosa, CA Clinton challenges Obama to Lincoln-Douglas style debate
  • On his way to a house-sitting gig in Beverly Hills courtesy of his sister, played the equally ill-used Kaley Cuoco, Fred's car hits E.B. So they meet cute, then squabble continually for an hour before actually bonding. Marshall Fine: HuffPost Review: Hop
  • Before the convention, Republicans squabbled over the perennially hot-button abortion issue.
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