10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SQUAILER»
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154 Squail —— Squailer Squail, Sqwoil. (1) To throw (A.H.S.); used of sticks, not
stones.——N. & S.W. 'In the orchard Bevis and Mark squailed at the pea1s with
short sticks.'—Bev.-'s, oh. xvi. ' They would like to squail a stick at his high and ...
... themselves in the history of Great Britain's flag and the stories of English world
explorers. They learned Kim's Game, the Old Spotty Face observation game,
Flinging the Squailer (water rescue), signaling, the tracking pit, and tracking
Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula: pt. 3. Religion. pt. 4. ...
The Roe-deer that feeds on shoots of wild cinnamon. Rise up, oho, there ! Mamat
the First-born, Rise up, oho ! and take your squailer,3 Take your squailer and
stab the Roe-deer. Watch very carefully, the Roe-deer is running. Oho ! Lift him
Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden, 1906
The Marlborough magazine
Next morning I had a lock fastened on to me ; after which my owner brought his
property, consisting of various school books, chiefly with other persons' names in
them, one or two dirty and tattered green novels, a 'squailer,' a knife and a ...
The Badminton Magazine of Sports and Pastimes
The ' Poacher ' and his companion in iniquity were prepared for sport of various
sorts : ' Each of us carried a long hazel rod, and the handle of a"squailer"
projected from Orion's pocket. For making a "squailer " a tea-cup was the ...
The amateur poacher ...
Each of us carried a long hazel rod, and the handle of a 'squailer' projected from
Orion's coat-pocket. For making a ' squailer ' a teacup was the best mould : the
cups then in use in the country were rather larger than those at present in fashion
The Badminton Magazine of Sports & Pastimes
The 'Poacher' and his companion in iniquity were prepared for sport of various
sorts : ' Each of us carried a long hazel rod, and the handle of a " squailer "
projected from Orion's pocket. For making a " squailer " a tea-cup was the best ...
Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary ... ...
SQUAIL (also Squailer), verb, and subs (old). — .Swquot. 1847. Also SQUAWL.
1651. [Hunt, Bristol, quoted in Notes and Queries, 7 S., iv. 169]. SQUAIL- ing a
goose before his door, and tossing cats and dogs on Shrove Tuesday. c.1696.
B. E. ...
John Stephen Farmer, Henley, 1903
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
... cane surmounted with a pear-shaped piece of lead used for killing squirrels
and deer in Savernake Forest: Marborough College: ca. 1843—60. Either for
squirreller or because it causes squirrels to squeal. But as squailer (see OED) it
is an ...
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