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Cushion vs. Squab

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Cushionnoun

A soft mass of material stuffed into a cloth bag, used for comfort or support; for sitting on, kneeling on, resting one's head on etc.

Squabnoun

A baby pigeon, dove, or chicken.

Cushionnoun

Something acting as a cushion, especially to absorb a shock or impact.

Squabnoun

The meat of such a baby bird used as food.

Cushionnoun

A pad on which gilders cut gold leaf.

Squabnoun

A baby rook.

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Cushionnoun

A mass of steam in the end of the cylinder of a steam engine to receive the impact of the piston.

Squabnoun

A thick cushion, especially a flat one covering the seat of a chair or sofa.

Cushionnoun

The lip around a table in cue sports which absorbs some of the impact of the billiard balls and bounces them back.

Squabnoun

A person of a short, fat figure.

Cushionnoun

The pillow used in making bone lace.

Squabverb

(obsolete) To fall plump; to strike at one dash, or with a heavy stroke.

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Cushionnoun

An engraver's pad.

Squabverb

(transitive) To furnish with squabs, or cushions.

Cushionnoun

(historical) The rubber of an electrical machine.

Squabverb

(transitive) To stuff thickly and sew through, the stitches being concealed by buttons, etc.

Cushionnoun

(historical) A pad supporting a woman's hair.

Squabadjective

Fat; thick; plump; bulky.

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Cushionnoun

(figuratively) a sufficient quantity of an intangible object (like points or minutes) to allow for some of those points, for example, to be lost without hurting one's chances for successfully completing an objective.

Squabadjective

Unfledged; unfeathered.

‘a squab pigeon’;

Cushionnoun

(obsolete) A riotous dance, formerly common at weddings.

Squabadjective

Clumsy.

Cushionverb

To furnish with cushions.

‘to cushion a sofa’;

Squabadjective

Curt; abrupt.

Cushionverb

To seat or place on, or as on a cushion.

Squabadjective

Shy; coy.

Cushionverb

To absorb or deaden the impact of.

‘to cushion a blow’;

Squabadverb

(slang) With a heavy fall; plump.

Cushionverb

To conceal or cover up, as under a cushion.

Squabadjective

Fat; thick; plump; bulky.

‘Nor the squab daughter nor the wife were nice.’;

Cushionnoun

A case or bag stuffed with some soft and elastic material, and used to sit or recline upon; a soft pillow or pad.

‘Two cushions stuffed with straw, the seat to raise.’;

Squabadjective

Unfledged; unfeathered; as, a squab pigeon.

Cushionnoun

Anything resembling a cushion in properties or use

Squabnoun

A nestling of a pigeon or other similar bird, esp. when very fat and not fully fledged.

Cushionnoun

A riotous kind of dance, formerly common at weddings; - called also cushion dance.

Squabnoun

A person of a short, fat figure.

‘Gorgonious sits abdominous and wan,Like a fat squab upon a Chinese fan.’;

Cushionverb

To seat or place on, or as on a cushion.

‘Many who are cushioned on thrones would have remained in obscurity.’;

Squabnoun

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.’; ‘On her large squab you find her spread.’;

Cushionverb

To furnish with cushions; as, to cushion a chaise.

Squabadverb

With a heavy fall; plump.

‘The eagle took the tortoise up into the air, and dropped him down, squab, upon a rock.’;

Cushionverb

To conceal or cover up, as under a cushion.

Squabverb

To fall plump; to strike at one dash, or with a heavy stroke.

Cushionnoun

a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses;

‘the old car needed a new set of shocks’;

Squabnoun

flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising; flesh of a dove (young squab) may be broiled

Cushionnoun

a soft bag filled with air or a mass of padding such as feathers or foam rubber etc.

Squabnoun

a soft padded sofa

Cushionverb

protect from impact;

‘cushion the blow’;

Squabnoun

an unfledged pigeon

Cushion

A cushion is a soft bag of some ornamental material, usually stuffed with wool, hair, feathers, polyester staple fiber, non-woven material, or even paper torn into fragments. It may be used for sitting or kneeling upon, or to soften the hardness or angularity of a chair or couch.

Squabadjective

short and fat

Squab

In culinary terminology, squab is a baby domestic pigeon, typically under four weeks old, or its meat. The meat is widely described as tasting like dark chicken.

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