Definition of Squailers
1. squailer [n] - See also: squailer
Lexicographical Neighbors of Squailers
Literary usage of Squailers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1893)
"257. Also see various letters in N. & <?., 8th series, ii. pp. i49, i97, 357. squailers were in use at the Grammar school as well as at the College, ..."
2. Nature in Books: Some Studies in Biography by Peter Anderson Graham (1891)
"... sling and catapult no longer satisfy the vaulting ambition of childhood, with teacups and hazel-rods and melted lead they made themselves ' squailers'; ..."
3. Nature in Books: Some Studies in Biography by Peter Anderson Graham (1891)
"... with teacups and hazel-rods and melted lead they made themselves ' squailers'; they cut the tough brier to fashion bow and arrow; and then they tried ..."
4. Six Great Schoolmasters: Hawtrey, Moberly, Kennedy, Vaughan, Temple, Bradley by Frederick Douglas How (1904)
"At Marlborough, the hunting of deer in Savernake Forest with pistols and squailers (a piece of cane with a leaden head) prevailed. At Shrewsbury, mention is ..."
5. A Glossary of Words Used in the County of Wiltshire by George Edward Dartnell, Edward Hungerford Goddard (1893)
"squailers were in use at the Grammar school as well as at the College, up to about 1867. Squalling. Clumsy, badly, or irregularly shaped, ..."
6. Shropshire Word-book: A Glossary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Etc., Used by Georgina Frederica Jackson (1879)
"PULVERBATCH. AINT [ain-t], sb., var. pr. aunt. — WORTHEN. Cf. Maint. AISIN [aiz'inl sb. the eaves of a house. Com. ' Them Jack- squailers bin buildin' under ..."