Squabash \Squa*bash"\ (skw[.a]*b[a^]sh"), v. t. To crush; to quash; to squash. [Colloq. or Slang, Scot.] --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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  • squabash — squa·bash …   English syllables

  • squabash — ˈskwȯˌbash, wäˌb transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ es) Etymology: blend of squash and bash : to crush especially with criticism : lambaste his satire … squabashed at one blow a set of coxcombs J.G.Lockhart …   Useful english dictionary

  • squabasher — squabashˈer noun • • • Main Entry: ↑squabash …   Useful english dictionary

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