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Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘squelch’.

Squelch
Pronunciation:
\ˈskwelch\
Function:
verb
Etymology:
origin unknown
Date:
1624
transitive verb
1 a: to fall or stamp on so as to crush b (1): to completely suppress :  <squelch resistance> (2):  <squelched the protesters>
2: to emit or move with a sucking soundintransitive verb
1: to emit a sucking sound
2: to splash through water, slush, or mire
squelch·er noun


squelch. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squelch
 
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