Squil"gee (?), n.

Formerly, a small swab for drying a vessel's deck; now, a kind of scraper having a blade or edge of rubber or of leather, -- used for removing superfluous, water or other liquids, as from a vessel's deck after washing, from window panes, photographer's plates, etc. [Written also squillgee, squillagee, squeegee.]

 

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Squil"gee (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Squilgeed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Squilgeeing.]

To swab, press, or treat with a squilgee; as, to squilgee a vessel's deck.

 

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