Squeamous
Squeamous Squeam"ous (-[u^]s), a. Squeamish. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • squeamish — adjective 1》 easily nauseated or disgusted. 2》 having fastidious moral views. Derivatives squeamishly adverb squeamishness noun Origin ME: alt. of dialect squeamous, from Anglo Norman Fr. escoymos, of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • squeamish — adj. 1 easily nauseated or disgusted. 2 fastidious or overscrupulous in questions of propriety, honesty, etc. Derivatives: squeamishly adv. squeamishness n. Etymology: ME var. of squeamous (now dial.), f. AF escoymos, of unkn. orig …   Useful english dictionary

  • scaymes — variant of squeamous, squeamish …   Useful english dictionary

  • scoyer — scoyer, scoymes, ous see squire, squeamous …   Useful english dictionary

  • scoymes — scoyer, scoymes, ous see squire, squeamous …   Useful english dictionary

  • skoymus — skoymus, mys obs. ff. squeamous, mish …   Useful english dictionary

  • squaymose — obs. f. squeamous a …   Useful english dictionary

  • swamas — dial. f. squeamous …   Useful english dictionary

  • swamish — swamish, swamous dial. ff. squeamish, squeamous …   Useful english dictionary

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