squab

(noun, adjective, verb, adverb)

adjective

1. short and fat

Similar word(s): little, short, squabby

adverb

1. (slang) With a heavy fall; plump.

noun

1. flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising; flesh of a dove (young squab) may be broiled

Similar word(s): dove

Definition categories: food, poultry

2. a soft padded sofa

Definition categories: man–made, couch, lounge, sofa

3. an unfledged pigeon

Definition categories: animal, pigeon

verb

1. (obsolete) To fall plump; to strike at one dash, or with a heavy stroke.

2. (transitive) To furnish with squabs, or cushions.