And thanks to the heavy police presence, the squatter houses were quiet, too.
The bakery she had founded was now occupied by a squatter who had never heard of the structure's former incarnation.
The noise came more distinctly through the clear air, making the squatter girl lift her head and pause again.
From these fields, when harvest arrives, the squatter will pay his rent.
About noon they came within sight of a squatter's cabin, and Bob decided to stop there and eat dinner.
That was Bryant back there in that squatter's cabin, wasn't it?
He had been the first to fly to her rescue, even when he had thought her but a squatter girl.
The panic excited by the squatter skunk had been another lesson.
"Come out and get the breakfast fer us, Kid," ordered the squatter.
The squatter covered the white fingers with tears and kisses.
"settler who occupies land without legal title," 1788, agent noun from squat (v.); in reference to paupers or homeless people in uninhabited buildings, it is recorded from 1880.
early 15c., "crouch on the heels," from Old French esquatir "press down, lay flat, crush," from es- "out" (from Latin ex-) + Old French quatir "press down, flatten," from Vulgar Latin *coactire "press together, force," from Latin coactus, past participle of cogere "to compel, curdle, collect" (see cogent). Related: Squatted; squatting. Slang noun sense of "nothing at all" first attested 1934, probably suggestive of squatting to defecate. The adjective sense of "short, thick" dates from 1620s.