squillagee
Squilgee Squil"gee (skw[i^]l"j[-e]), n. Formerly, a small swab for drying a vessel's deck; now, a kind of scraper having a blade or edge of rubber or of leather, -- used for removing superfluous water or other liquids, as from a vessel's deck after washing, from window panes, photographer's plates, etc. [Written also {squillgee}, {squillagee}, {squeegee.}] [1913 Webster]

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  • squillagee — Squeegee Squee gee (skw[=e] j[ e]), n. Formerly, a small swab for drying a vessel s deck; now, a kind of scraper having a blade or edge of rubber or of leather, used for removing superfluous, water or other liquids, as from a vessel s deck after… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • squillagee — /skwil euh jee /, n., v.t., squillageed, squillageeing. squeegee. * * * …   Universalium

  • squillagee — I. see squilgee II. noun see squeegee I * * * /skwil euh jee /, n., v.t., squillageed, squillageeing. squeegee …   Useful english dictionary

  • squeegee — Squilgee Squil gee (skw[i^]l j[ e]), n. Formerly, a small swab for drying a vessel s deck; now, a kind of scraper having a blade or edge of rubber or of leather, used for removing superfluous water or other liquids, as from a vessel s deck after… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squeegee — Squee gee (skw[=e] j[ e]), n. Formerly, a small swab for drying a vessel s deck; now, a kind of scraper having a blade or edge of rubber or of leather, used for removing superfluous, water or other liquids, as from a vessel s deck after washing,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squilgee — Squil gee (skw[i^]l j[ e]), n. Formerly, a small swab for drying a vessel s deck; now, a kind of scraper having a blade or edge of rubber or of leather, used for removing superfluous water or other liquids, as from a vessel s deck after washing,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • squilgee — Squeegee Squee gee (skw[=e] j[ e]), n. Formerly, a small swab for drying a vessel s deck; now, a kind of scraper having a blade or edge of rubber or of leather, used for removing superfluous, water or other liquids, as from a vessel s deck after… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • squillgee — Squilgee Squil gee (skw[i^]l j[ e]), n. Formerly, a small swab for drying a vessel s deck; now, a kind of scraper having a blade or edge of rubber or of leather, used for removing superfluous water or other liquids, as from a vessel s deck after… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • squeegee — /skwee jee, skwee jee /, n., v., squeegeed, squeegeeing. n. 1. an implement edged with rubber or the like, for removing water from windows after washing, sweeping water from wet decks, etc. 2. a similar and smaller device, as for removing excess… …   Universalium

  • squilgee — or squillagee variant of squeegee …   Useful english dictionary

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