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Squelch  v. i.  To make a sound like that made by the feet of one walking in mud or slush; to make a kind of swashing sound; to squish; also, to move with such a sound. "He turned and strode to the fire, his boots squelching as he walked." "A crazy old collier squelching along under squared yards."

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"Squelch" Quotes from Famous Books

... trenches are in a rotten state now owing to the heavy rain and the snow. It's like walking on a sponge about eighteen inches deep. Squelch, squelch you go and not infrequently get stuck; parts are knee deep in water, and icy cold water trickling into your boots is the reverse of pleasant or warm. Then the rain trickles through the dug-out roof—that caps it. I really don't think there ...
— One Young Man • Sir John Ernest Hodder-Williams

... days, Chill nights; Morning haze, Evening blights; Grey skies, Sodden earth; Butterflies Weak at birth; Gloom over, Grime under; Soaked clover. Hail, thunder; Wind, wet, Squelch, squash; Gingham yet, Mackintosh; Lawns afloat, Paths dirt; Top-coat, Flannel shirt; Lilacs drenched, Laburnums pallid; Spirits quenched, Souls squalid; Tennis "off," Icy breeze; Croak, cough, Wheeze, sneeze; Cramped cricket, Arctic squall; Drenched ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, 13 June 1891 • Various

Words linked to "Squelch" :   slog, splosh, quell, trudge, quench, colloquialism, squelch circuit, slosh, put-down, stamp down, tramp, squash, mash, tread, telescope, sound, electrical circuit, press, stamp, conquer, squelcher, suppress, steamroller, pad, electric circuit, wring, crush, takedown, splash, inhibit, footslog, slop, curb

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