squoze

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squoze

  1. (nonstandard) simple past tense and past participle of squeeze
    • 1985, Ronald Reagan [1]
      I picked at it, and I squoze it and so forth and messed myself up a little bit.
    • 2009 March 9, John DeNardo, “SF Signal Welcomes Pete Tzinski”, in SF Signal[2], retrieved 2012-09-18:
      Just when you think we squoze (yes, that’s a word) the blogosphere dry,

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  • Squoze is apparently the most common of a number of dialectal variants of the past tense of squeeze. It is attested in both British and American dialect: The OED Supplement shows it in American English since 1844.

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