squilgee

squilgee

[skwil-jee, skwil-jee]
noun, verb (used with object), squilgeed, squilgeeing.
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squeegee or (less commonly) squilgee (ˈskwiːdʒiː)
 
n
1.  an implement with a rubber blade used for wiping away surplus water from a surface, such as a windowpane
2.  any of various similar devices used in photography for pressing the water out of wet prints or negatives or for squeezing prints onto a glazing surface
 
vb , -gees, -geeing, -geed
3.  to remove (water or other liquid) from (something) by use of a squeegee
4.  (tr) to press down (a photographic print, etc) with a squeegee
 
[C19: probably of imitative origin, influenced by squeeze]
 
squilgee or (less commonly) squilgee
 
n
 
vb
 
[C19: probably of imitative origin, influenced by squeeze]

squilgee (ˈskwɪldʒiː)
 
n
a variant of squeegee
 
[C19: perhaps from squeegee, influenced by squelch]

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