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noun 
  1. A squall line, multicell line, or part of a squall line.
  2. A sudden storm, as found in a squall line. Often a nautical usage.
verb 
  1. To cry or wail loudly.
    • 1883: w:Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Louis Stevenson, w:Treasure Island, Treasure Island
    • : Squalling was the word for it, Pew's anger rose so high at these objections; till at last, his passion completely taking the upper hand, he struck at them right and left in his blindness, and his stick sounded heavily on more than one.
    • 1916: w:Jack London, Jack London, The Red One
    • : Squalling like an infuriated cat, the shadow crashed down
    • 1998: w:Anne McCafferey?, Anne McCafferey?, Masterharper of Pern
    • : she wrapped the squalling, wriggling baby tightly into the fine cotton sheet
Translations: 
  • Dutch: windstoot

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