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Squab (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Squab

A fat man or woman: from their likeness to a well-stuffed couch, called also a squab. A new-hatched chicken.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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