And it was the most that could squeak through a filibuster- hobbled Senate.
Kate Middleton revealed today that her nickname at junior school was 'squeak' - after the school guinea pig.
Shapard, the pollster, predicts Lankford will just squeak by with a narrow majority.
late 14c., probably of imitative origin, similar to Middle Swedish skväka "to squeak, croak." Related: Squeaked; squeaking. The noun is from 1660s; sense of "narrow escape" is from 1822.