Squabbled vs Squabbed - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between squabbled and squabbed
is that squabbled
) while squabbed
A minor fight or argument as between children, for example.
To participate in a minor fight or argument.
* I. Watts
- ''The brothers were always squabbling with each other.
(printing) To disarrange, so that the letters or lines stand awry and require readjustment.
- The sense of these propositions is very plain, though logicians might squabble a whole day whether they should rank them under negative or affirmative.
- to squabble type
* See also
A baby pigeon or dove.
The meat of a squab (i.e. a young (domestic) pigeon or dove) used as food.
A baby rook.
A thick cushion, especially a flat one covering the seat of a chair or sofa.
* (imitating Earl of Dorset), Artemisia'', 1795, Robert Anderson (editor), ''A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain ,
- On her large ?quab you find her ?pread, / Like a fat corp?e upon a bed, / That lies and ?tinks in ?tate.
A person of a short, fat figure.
* , The Progress of Error'', 1824, ''Poems of William Cowper, Esq ,
- Punching the squab of chairs and sofas.
- Gorgonius sits abdominous and wan, / Like a fat squab upon a Chinese fan:
* (baby pigeon) piper, squeaker, pigeon chick, young pigeon, baby dove
* (baby rook) rook chick, young rook
(obsolete) To fall plump; to strike at one dash, or with a heavy stroke.
To furnish with squabs, or cushions.
Fat; thick; plump; bulky.
* (rfdate) Betterton
- Nor the squab daughter nor the wife were nice.
- a squab pigeon
(slang) With a heavy fall; plump.
* (rfdate) L'Estrange
- The eagle took the tortoise up into the air, and dropped him down, squab , upon a rock.