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squab

1. a young unfledged bird, esp a pigeon
2. (of birds) recently hatched and still unfledged
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In addition to being another word for a stuffed cushion, a squab is a young pigeon.
Each baby poked its beak into a parent's beak while the adult birds pumped up a special fluid created for the squabs. Hoping to get a better look, we went outside, but the adult birds froze.
I thought that texture would translate well in a dish with squab, which carries a long complex and rich flavor--similar to Hong Kong's vibrant character.
The Boston Ivy has completely covered the roof of the kitchen and, in the process of pulling it all off, I found a garden fork that went missing years ago and a nest with two pigeon squabs in it.
One mated pair of birds can produce an average of 15 to 17 squabs per year.
For the driver and passengers, the room inside is very good, with plenty of seat adjustment in the front and deeply padded cushions and squabs to support the body.
The squabs, baby pigeons, survived a mass fire that drove 100 families from their homes.
When not needed, you simply pull a release catch and the seat squabs slide backwards under the luggage area.
The design of the seats, which could be folded flat in seconds to reveal van like proportions or left upright but with the seat squabs folded up like cinema seats to take large items across the width of the car, meant that the little Jazz could certainly punch above its weight as far as coping with luggage was concerned.
The design of the seats, which could be folded flat in seconds to reveal van-like proportions, or left upright but with the seat squabs folded up like cinema seats to take large items across the width of the car, meant that the little Jazz could certainly punch above its weight as far as coping with luggage was concerned.
Even though the back seats can fold away quickly, they are "proper" seats - not occasional squabs.
I also raised pigeons and sold the squabs to a hotel restaurant for 25 cents apiece.