(Squail) v. i. To throw sticls at cocks; to throw anything about awkwardly or irregularly. [Prov.
(Squai"mous) a. Squeamish. [Obs.]
(||Squa"li) n. pl. [NL., fr. L. squalus a kind of sea fish.] (Zoöl.) The suborder of elasmobranch
fishes which comprises the sharks.
(Squal"id) a. [L. squalidus, fr. squalere to be foul or filthy.] Dirty through neglect; foul; filthy; extremely
Uncomed his locks, and squalid his attrie.Dryden.
Those squalid dens, which are the reproach of large capitals.Macaulay.
(Squa*lid"i*ty) n. [L. squaliditas.] The quality or state of being squalid; foulness; filthiness.
(Squal"id*ly) adv. In a squalid manner.
(Squal"id*ness), n. Quality or state of being squalid.
(Squall) n. [Cf. Sw. sqval an impetuous running of water, sqvalregn a violent shower of rain,
sqala to stream, to gush.] A sudden violent gust of wind often attended with rain or snow.
The gray skirts of a lifting squall.Tennyson. Black squall, a squall attended with dark, heavy clouds. Thick squall, a black squall accompanied
by rain, hail, sleet, or snow. Totten. White squall, a squall which comes unexpectedly, without
being marked in its approach by the clouds. Totten.
(Squall), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Squalled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Squalling.] [Icel. skvala. Cf. Squeal.]
To cry out; to scream or cry violently, as a woman frightened, or a child in anger or distress; as, the infant
(Squall), n. A loud scream; a harsh cry.
There oft are heard the notes of infant woe, -Pope.
The short, thick sob, loud scream, and shriller squall.
(Squall"er) n. One who squalls; a screamer.
1. Abounding with squalls; disturbed often with sudden and violent gusts of wind; gusty; as, squally weather.
2. (Agric.) Interrupted by unproductive spots; said of a flied of turnips or grain. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.
3. (Weaving) Not equally good throughout; not uniform; uneven; faulty; said of cloth.
(Squa"lo*don) n. [NL. Squalus a genus of sharks + Gr. a tooth.] (Paleon.) A genus of
fossil whales belonging to the Phocodontia; so called because their are serrated, like a shark's.
(Squa"lo*dont) a. (Zoöl.) Pertaining to Squalodon.
(Squa"loid) a. [NL. Squalus a genus of sharks (fr. L. squalus a kind of sea fish) + - oid.]
(Zoöl.) Like or pertaining to a shark or sharks.