Pronunciation: (skwob), [key]
—n.pl. squabs, (esp. collectively for 1) squab,
1. a nestling pigeon, marketed when fully grown but still unfledged.
2. a short, stout person.
3. a thickly stuffed, soft cushion.
1. short and thick or broad.
2. (of a bird) unfledged or newly hatched.
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