Squir
Squir Squir (skw[~e]r), v. t. To throw with a jerk; to throw edge foremost. [Obs.] [Written also {squirr}.] --Addison. [1913 Webster]

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  • squir — squir·ess; squir·ish; squir·rel·ly; squir·rel; squir·ar·chal; squir·ar·chy; squir·rely; …   English syllables

  • squir — var. squirr v …   Useful english dictionary

  • squir´rel|like´ — squir|rel «SKWUR uhl», noun, verb, reled, rel|ing or (especially British) relled, rel|ling. –n. 1. a small, slender, agile rodent with a long, bushy tail, that usually lives in trees and eats nuts, shoots, and bark. The fox squirrel and red… …   Useful english dictionary

  • squir|rel — «SKWUR uhl», noun, verb, reled, rel|ing or (especially British) relled, rel|ling. –n. 1. a small, slender, agile rodent with a long, bushy tail, that usually lives in trees and eats nuts, shoots, and bark. The fox squirrel and red squirrel are… …   Useful english dictionary

  • squir|ar|chy — «SKWYR AHR kee», noun, plural chies. = squirearchy. (Cf. ↑squirearchy) …   Useful english dictionary

  • squir|arch — «SKWYR AHRK», noun. = squirearch. (Cf. ↑squirearch) …   Useful english dictionary

  • squir|een — «skwy REEN», noun. Especially Irish. a petty squire; a small landed proprietor. ╂[< squire + Irish īn] …   Useful english dictionary

  • squir|ish — «SKWYR ihsh», adjective. 1. characteristic of or befitting a squire: »Sancho Panza, in whom I think are united all the squirish graces (Tobias Smollet). 2. having the appearance or character of a country squire: »He s settled down…and has grown… …   Useful english dictionary

  • squir|rel|fish — «SKWUR uhl FIHSH», noun, plural fish|es or (collectively) fish. any one of a family of nocturnal, usually reddish, tropical fishes with large eyes and sharp spines and scales …   Useful english dictionary

  • squir|rel|ly — «SKWUR uh lee», adjective. Slang. very odd or peculiar; eccentric; crazy …   Useful english dictionary

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