squirr
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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  • Squirr — (skw[ e]r), v. t. See {Squir}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • squirr — ˈskwər(.) transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: probably alteration of skirr (I) dialect Britain : to throw with a jerk or with the edge foremost …   Useful english dictionary

  • squirrel-tail — squirrˈel tail noun 1. A grass (Hordeum marinum) of European marshland with long hairlike awns (in full squirrel tail grass) 2. A broad tailed lobworm (Walton) 3. A cap of squirrel skins, with a tail hanging down behind • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • squirre — ou squirrhe [ skir ] n. m. • 1690, 1800; schirre 1538; gr. skirrhos ♦ Pathol. Forme de cancer (épithélioma) de consistance dure du fait de la prédominance d une sclérose avec rétraction des tissus. Squirre du sein. ● squirre ou squirrhe nom… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • squirrhe — squirre ou squirrhe [ skir ] n. m. • 1690, 1800; schirre 1538; gr. skirrhos ♦ Pathol. Forme de cancer (épithélioma) de consistance dure du fait de la prédominance d une sclérose avec rétraction des tissus. Squirre du sein. ● squirre ou squirrhe… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • squirrely — adjective see squirrelly * * * /skwerr euh lee, skwur / or, esp. Brit., /skwir /, adj. Slang. eccentric; flighty. Also, squirrelly. [1930 35; SQUIRREL + Y1] * * * squirrˈelly or squirrˈely …   Useful english dictionary

  • Squir — (skw[ e]r), v. t. To throw with a jerk; to throw edge foremost. [Obs.] [Written also {squirr}.] Addison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • squirreux — Squirreux, [squirr]euse. adj. Il n a guere d usage qu en cette phrase. Tumeur squirreuse, qui se dit d une Tumeur qui tient de la nature du Squirre …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • squirring — present part of squirr …   Useful english dictionary

  • squirrs — present third singular of squirr …   Useful english dictionary

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