I think, Mr. Wallingford,” said Mr. squinch, “I think that we will accept your offer of two shares of stock each for our list.
Business was business with Mr. squinch, and social calls should be discouraged.
The old fellow is very superstitious and firmly believes that the "squinch" owl's note is a "sho sign o' death."
To him Mr. squinch made his first observation, and it was almost with a snarl.
No,” announced Mr. squinch, placing his finger-tips ecstatically together, “your plan is not a lottery.
After thet, hit got so't every time they heerd a squinch owl holler, they'd begin a-shootin' into the bresh with their rifle guns.
Mr. Turner, Mr. squinch and Mr. Fester looked at one another in turn.
So they blinks an' winks like a passel of squinch owls, but never onbuckles in no argyooment.
Mr. squinch, over his tightly pressed finger-tips, did a little rapid figuring.
A squinch thrown across an arcade may be conjectured for strength were it not confuted by two buttresses on the outside.
1840, of faces. Related: Squinched; squinching.
To distort the face; squint: The eyes are squinched with innocence and glint (1840+)