squilgee
variant of squeegee

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Squilgee — Squil gee (skw[i^]l j[ e]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Squilgeed} (skw[i^]l j[=e]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squilgeeing}.] To swab, press, or treat with a squilgee; as, to squilgee a vessel s deck. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • squilgee — [skwil′jē] n. [? blend of SWILL & SQUEEGEE] Naut. a squeegee for use on a ship s deck vt. squilgeed, squilgeeing Naut. to use a squilgee on …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • squilgee — /skwil jee, skwil jee /, n., v.t., squilgeed, squilgeeing. squeegee. * * * …   Universalium

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

  • Squilgeed — Squilgee Squil gee (skw[i^]l j[ e]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Squilgeed} (skw[i^]l j[=e]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squilgeeing}.] To swab, press, or treat with a squilgee; as, to squilgee a vessel s deck. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squilgeeing — Squilgee Squil gee (skw[i^]l j[ e]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Squilgeed} (skw[i^]l j[=e]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squilgeeing}.] To swab, press, or treat with a squilgee; as, to squilgee a vessel s deck. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • 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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