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squiz

[skwiz] /skwɪz/
verb (used with object), squizzed, squizzing.
1.
to peer at quickly and closely.
noun
2.
a quick, close look.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; expressive formation, perhaps blend of squint and quiz
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British Dictionary definitions for squiz

squiz

/skwɪz/
noun (pl) squizzes
1.
(Austral & NZ, slang) a look or glance, esp an inquisitive one
Word Origin
C20: perhaps a blend of squint and quiz
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