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  1. present participle of squall
    • 1883: Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure IslandSqualling was the word for it, Pew's anger rose so high at these objections; till at last, his passion completely taking the upper hand, he struck at them right and left in his blindness, and his stick sounded heavily on more than one.


squalling (plural squallings)

  1. The act of one who squalls.
    • 1842, Blackwood's Magazine
      But my attention was suddenly called from my own situation, by the most appalling shouts and squallings proceeding from the back of the carriage.