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She stood for a moment at the door—then, her finger on her lips, she stole to a seat on the squab near Bessy.
NORTH AND SOUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
The squab young we brought down and placed on the grass-plot, where they tumbled about, and were as helpless as a new-born child.
One hundred nests will often be found upon a single tree, and in each nest there is but one “squab.”
Its great prolificacy, strong constitution, quick growth, and large size make it a favorite with squab growers.
OUR DOMESTIC BIRDSJOHN H. ROBINSON
Near large cities where the demand for squabs is good, squab growing on a large scale is sometimes successful.
OUR DOMESTIC BIRDSJOHN H. ROBINSON
The wife noticed that her husband ate his toast and squab with appetite.
THE HIGHER COURTMARY STEWART DAGGETT
Fill into squab and then sew up with darning needle and stout string.
Chair (occasional Jacobean with rose-coloured squab) L. of occasional table above settee.
MR. PIM PASSES BYALAN ALEXANDER MILNE
Arm-chair (Jacobean with rose-coloured squab)–L. of sideboard facing out of windows.
MR. PIM PASSES BYALAN ALEXANDER MILNE
Abaft the galley lay the long-boat, a squab tub of a fabric like the mother whose daughter she was.

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lackadaisicaladjective | [lak-uh-dey-zi-kuhl ]SEE DEFINITION