Word:

Squab

Pronunciation: skwǒb
a.1.Fat; thick; plump; bulky.
Nor the squab daughter nor the wife were nice.
- Betterton.
2.Unfledged; unfeathered; as, a squab pigeon.
n.1.(Zool.) A nestling of a pigeon or other similar bird, esp. when very fat and not fully fledged.
2.A person of a short, fat figure.
3.A thickly stuffed cushion; especially, one used for the seat of a sofa, couch, or chair; also, a sofa.
Punching the squab of chairs and sofas.
- Dickens.
On her large squab you find her spread.
- Pope.
adv.1.With a heavy fall; plump.
v. i.1.To fall plump; to strike at one dash, or with a heavy stroke.
Noun1.squab - flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising; flesh of a dove (young squab) may be broiled
Synonyms: dove
2.squab - a soft padded sofa
3.squab - an unfledged pigeon
Adj.1.squab - short and fat
Synonyms: squabby
Cornish hen, avifauna, baby bird, bear, bird, bird of Jove, bird of Juno, bird of Minerva, bird of night, bird of passage, bird of prey, birdie, birdlife, birdy, broiler, cage bird, caille, canard, caneton, capon, chapon, chick, chicken, crowd, crush, cygnet, dindon, diving bird, dove, duck, duckling, dumpy, eagle, eaglet, faisan, fish-eating bird, fledgling, flightless bird, fowl, fruit-eating bird, fryer, fulmar, game bird, goose, grouse, guinea hen, insect-eating bird, jam, migrant, migratory bird, nestling, oie, oscine bird, owl, partridge, passerine bird, peacock, peafowl, peahen, perching bird, pheasant, pigeon, pigeonneau, poulet, push, quail, ratite, roaster, sea bird, seed-eating bird, shore bird, slop, songbird, squash, squeeze, squish, stewing chicken, storm petrel, stormy petrel, stubby, stumpy, swan, thick, thickset, turkey, volaille, wading bird, warbler, water bird, waterfowl, wild duck, wildfowl
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