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noun as in cushion

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Spoon a few dots of jus around the squab and sprinkle a pinch of vadouvan spice onto the plate.

Remove the squab breasts from the marinade and place on a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil.

Transfer half of the sauce to a resealable bag and add the squab breasts, turning them to coat.

Not to mention one out of squab, peanut butter and jelly, red quinoa, and karela.

She stood for a moment at the door—then, her finger on her lips, she stole to a seat on the squab near Bessy.

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.

Near large cities where the demand for squabs is good, squab growing on a large scale is sometimes successful.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to squab, such as: buffer, headrest, mat, beanbag, bolster, and bumper.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.