- It was just that Yankee stepmother who squalled and said I was a wild barbarian and decent people weren’t safe around uncivilized Southerners.
- She could defend herself, thank you, and if the old cats wanted to squall— well, she could get along without the old cats.
- Prissy and Wade scurried for the cellar and crouched in the cobwebbed darkness, Prissy squalling at the top of her voice and Wade sobbing and hiccoughing.
- "If I don’t get a hold on myself," she thought, "I’ll be squalling like a scalded cat!" and the sight of Prissy’s abject terror helped steady her.
- But why should you squall like a scalded cat?
- Kindly remember, Madam, that I’ve seen you wake up squalling like a scalded cat simply because you dreamed of running in a fog.
- And as Wade’s face went purple with his squalling, she snapped crossly: "Give him that sugar-tit in your pocket, Priss.
There are no more uses of "squall" in the book.
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- A squall blew in while we were sailing.
- But as soon as my fingers close around Mia’s, the thing I notice is that it stops and suddenly it goes quiet, like when the squall of feedback is suddenly cut when someone switches off an amp.
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