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ID #5697

squinch¹

[cf. W Car. kwint to wink, US dial. Black, South squinch squint ADD; probably from squints via /ts/ to /tʃ/ (cf. DJE anch from ants), but cf. also OED squinch a narrow slit] v. to wink: He squinch his eye (Nassau). (Black)

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Last update: 2011-10-30 14:27
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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