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squeegee

(less commonly), squilgee
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

squeegee

[′skwē‚jē]
(design engineering)
A device consisting of a handle with a blade of rubber or leather set transversely at one end and used for spreading, pushing, or wiping liquids off or across a surface.
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The sense of rhetorical unequivocality surrounding the need to eliminate fears of victimization and/or intimidation legitimated a law and order resolution, and further separated squeegeeing and "aggressive" panhandling from questions of youth poverty and homelessness in general.
By rhetorically constructing the act of squeegeeing as being an inextricable response to youth poverty, pro-squeegee claimants engaged in a process of "domain expansion" (Loscke, 1999: 82) whereby the conceptual framework surrounding the larger problem of homelessness was rhetorically expanded so as to include the plight of Toronto's squeegee kids.
We were white, male, middle age, unfortunately, and middle class, I'm wondering if you've thought about the fact that it isn't really conduct here that's being prohibited or targeted, be it in panhandling or indeed squeegeeing.