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 washing, from window panes, photographer's plates, etc. [Written also {squillgee}, {squillagee}, {squeegee.}] [1913 Webster]

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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