Definition of Squibs

1. Noun. (plural of squib) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of squib) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Squibs

1. squib [v] - See also: squib

Lexicographical Neighbors of Squibs

squelchiest
squelchiness
squelching
squelchingly
squelchy
squeteague
squeteagues
squewiff
squib
squib kick
squib kicks
squibbed
squibber
squibbers
squibbing
squibs (current term)
squick
squickage
squicked
squickier
squickiest
squickiness
squicking
squicks
squicky
squid
squid giant axon
squidded
squidder
squidders

Literary usage of Squibs

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

1. A Text-book of Coal-mining: For the Use of Colliery Managers and Others by Herbert William Hughes (1898)
"Three modes of firing charges are in use—(i) squibs or Germans, (2) fuses, ... Frequent misfires with straw squibs, and premature explosions, together with ..."

2. A Text-book of Coal-mining: For the Use of Colliery Managers and Others by Herbert William Hughes (1904)
"Three modes of tiring charges are in use—(i) squibs or germans, (2) fuses, ... Frequent miss-fires with straw squibs, and premature explosions, ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"squibs FROM <THE YOUNG DUKE' CHARLES ANNESLEY DANDY has been voted vulgar, and beau is now the word. I doubt whether the revival will stand; and as for the ..."

4. A Record of the Boston Stage by William Warland Clapp (1853)
"squibs at Kean, etc. etc. THE announcement that Kean was to appear in Boston created an excitement quite equalling — when we take into consideration the ..."

5. A Record of the Boston Stage by William Warland Clapp (1853)
"squibs at Kean, etc. etc. THE announcement that Kean was to appear in Boston created an excitement quite equalling — when we take into consideration the ..."

6. English Caricature and Satire on Napoleon I. by John Ashton (1884)
"... PROCLAIMED EMPEROR—THE FLOTILLA—INVASION squibs. THE most important event of the year to Napoleon himself, was his being made Emperor. ..."

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