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squilgee

[ skwil-jee, skwil-jee ]
/ ˈskwɪl dʒi, skwɪlˈdʒi /
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noun, verb (used with object), squil·geed, squil·gee·ing.

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  • The only answer was a warlike demonstration with a squilgee that lay at hand; and Fisher beat a retreat.

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British Dictionary definitions for squilgee

squilgee
/ (ˈskwɪldʒiː) /

noun

a variant of squeegee

Word Origin for squilgee

C19: perhaps from squeegee, influenced by squelch
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