Definition of Squailer

1. Noun. A weighted stick used to throw, usually at small animals. ¹



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Definition of Squailer

1. a throwing stick [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Squailer

squaddie
squaddies
squadding
squaddy
squadmate
squadmates
squadron
squadroned
squadroning
squadronmate
squadronmates
squadrons
squads
squail
squailed
squailer
squailers
squailing
squails
squaimous
squalamine
squalane
squalene
squalene-hopene cyclase
squalene cyclase
squalene epoxidase
squalene epoxidase-cyclase
squalene synthase
squalene synthetase
squalenes

Literary usage of Squailer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1893)
"N. & SW ' The handle of a " squailer" projected from Orion's coat-pocket. For making a squailer a tea-cup was the best mould : . ..."

2. A Glossary of Words Used in the County of Wiltshire by George Edward Dartnell, Edward Hungerford Goddard (1893)
"N. & SW ' The handle of a " squailer " projected from Orion's coat-pocket. For making a squailer a tea-cup was the best mould : . ..."

3. Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden (1906)
"The Roe-deer that feeds on shoots of wild cinnamon. Rise up, oho, there ! Mamat the First-born, Rise up, oho ! and take your squailer,3 Take your ..."

4. The Badminton Magazine of Sports & Pastimes edited by Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1901)
"The 'Poacher' and his companion in iniquity were prepared for sport of various sorts : ' Each of us carried a long hazel rod, and the handle of a " squailer ..."

5. The Amateur Poacher by Richard Jefferies (1879)
"Each of us carried a long hazel rod, and the handle of a ' squailer' ... For making a ' squailer' a teacup was the best mould : the cups then in use in the ..."

6. The Amateur Poacher by Richard Jefferies (1879)
"Each of us carried a long hazel rod, and the handle of a ' squailer' ... For making a ' squailer' a teacup was the best mould : the cups then in use in the ..."

7. The Amateur Poacher by Richard Jefferies (1896)
"For making a ' squailer' a teacup was the best mould : the cups then in use in the country were rather larger than those at present in fashion. ..."

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