Squat snipe
Squat Squat, n. 1. The posture of one that sits on his heels or hams, or close to the ground. [1913 Webster]

2. A sudden or crushing fall. [Obs.] --Herbert. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mining) (a) A small vein of ore. (b) A mineral consisting of tin ore and spar. --Halliwell. --Woodward. [1913 Webster]

{Squat snipe} (Zo["o]l.), the jacksnipe; -- called also {squatter}. [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster]


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