Squelch

Squelch

(skwlch), v. i. [Perh. imitative. Cf. Squelch.] To make a sound like that made by the feet of one walking in mud or slush; to make a kind of swashing sound; to squish; also, to move with such a sound.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

He turned and strode to the fire, his boots squelching as he walked.
P. L. Ford.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

A crazy old collier squelching along under squared yards.
W. C. Russell.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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