Definition of Squailing
1. squail [v] - See also: squail
Lexicographical Neighbors of Squailing
Literary usage of Squailing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Social History of the People of the Southern Counties of England in Past by George Roberts (1856)
"... and Cock-squailing. COCK-FIGHTING up to the end of the last century was a very general amusement, and an occasion for gambling. ..."
2. Observations on Some of the Dialects in the West of England, Particularly by James Jennings (1825)
"Cock-squailing. s. A barbarous game, consisting in tying a cock to a ... I fear that cock-squailing has not wholly disappeared from our west country sports. ..."
3. Bristol by William Hunt (1887)
"... and showed their contempt for him, and their hatred of Puritan restrictions, by returning to their old cruel pastimes, squailing a goose before his door ..."
4. Tait's Edinburgh Magazine by William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone (1845)
"Spinning cockchafers, cock-squailing, and cruelties on every occasion to the brute creation, prepared the mind for revelling in scene's of blood and human ..."
5. The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of the Most by Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott (1799)
"... of squailing from the women followed for a little time, as put it out of my power to fay pre- ..."