Definition of Squalid. Meaning of Squalid. Synonyms of Squalid

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Definition of Squalid

Squalid
Squalid Squal"id, a. [L. squalidus, fr. squalere to be foul or filthy.] Dirty through neglect; foul; filthy; extremely dirty. Uncomed his locks, and squalid his attrie. --Dryden. Those squalid dens, which are the reproach of large capitals. --Macaulay.

Meaning of Squalid from wikipedia

- Squalidae, more commonly known as dogfish, dog sharks, or spiny dogfish, are one of several families of sharks categorized under Squaliformes, making it...
- several other skin diseased colloquially known as mange scruffy, shabby, squalid, or decrepit Mangy Hill, in Alaska All pages with titles containing Mangy...
- all hope of escape had vanished; persistent rain reduced the camp to a "squalid ****" of mud and starving cattle, supplies were dangerously low and many...
- streets bullied and called him a "parasite", "semi-barbarous", "canker", "squalid coolie", "yellow man", and other epithets. People would spit on him as...
- people lived in multistory apartment buildings (insulae) that were often squalid firetraps. Public facilities—such as baths (thermae), toilets that were...
- civilian po****tion of Goose Green was detained in the village hall in squalid conditions. Less well known are similar detentions in other outlying settlements...
- William of Malmesbury lions had been stocked. Lions were kept in cramped and squalid conditions at London Zoo until a larger lion house with roomier cages was...
- settlers. By January 1844, there were said to be 675 Aborigines resident in squalid camps in Melbourne. The British Colonial Office appointed five Aboriginal...
- Princess Andrew and described her as "living in humble, not to say somewhat squalid conditions". In a letter to her son, she admitted that in the last w****...
- such as Camp Gurs or Camp Vernet, where 12,000 Republicans were housed in squalid conditions (mostly soldiers from the Durruti Division). The 17,000 refugees...