squat

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  • I remember just as good when he see us, he squatted down right low. Cited from Slave Narratives: South Carolina, Pt. 2, by Work Projects Admin.
  • She therefore squatted for ever so long before she felt any relief. Cited from Hung Lou Meng, Book II, by Cao Xueqin
  • The band then lived in a series of squats while making music and recording.
  • As these types of activities grew, they drew more and more people into squatting.
  • He then went north to begin a squatting career of his own.
  • The person has to squat down and then stand back up completely.
  • He is a short, dark man, and he squats down to do his work. Cited from Highroads of Geography, by Anonymous
  • The girl's people left the district and squatted on new stations up-country. Cited from Children of the Bush, by Henry Lawson
  • There were two figures moving about the fire, and others squatted before it. Cited from Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists, by Washington Irving
  • Apparently some four of five persons squatted and lay in the darkness about me. Cited from The Hand Of Fu-Manchu, by Sax Rohmer
  • Behind him, nearly a thousand yards, lay the low, squat buildings of his official station. Cited from Under Fire, by Charles King
  • She squatted down beside them, and gradually the girl told her story. Cited from Mary Slessor of Calabar, by W. P. Livingstone
  • And often he stopped to rest, squatting or lying full length on the ground. Cited from Under Handicap, by Jackson Gregory
  • One spot on a mean little island, and they'd squatted on it! Cited from The Belted Seas, by Arthur Colton
  • You've squatted on every available foot of property in this room! Cited from Two Little Women on a Holiday,by Carolyn Wells
  • I went back and caught one of the young, which had simply squatted close to the ground. Cited from Wake-Robin, by John Burroughs
  • He squatted there, looking from the white face to the sky full of stars. Cited from Daughter of the Sun, by Jackson Gregory
  • They all sat, or rather stood in a squatting position with their faces to the fire. Cited from Hardscrabble, by John Richardson
  • She squatted before the fire with her eyes on the book. Cited from In Search of the Okapi, by Ernest Glanville
  • Squatting on the grass, the girls made a circle round their council-fire. Cited from For the Sake of the School, by Angela Brazil
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Meaning of squat

  • noun The act of assuming or maintaining a crouching position with the knees bent and the buttocks near the heels
  • verb Sit on one's heels
    In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting, The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm
  • verb Be close to the earth, or be disproportionately wide
    The building squatted low
  • verb Occupy (a dwelling) illegally