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squatter
used in The Grapes of Wrath

11 uses
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Definition
someone who lives in an unoccupied place without the legal right
  • And then the raids—the swoop of armed deputies on the squatters' camps.
    Chapter 19 (79% in)
squatters = people who live in an unoccupied place without the legal right
  • The squatters nodded—they knew, God knew.
    Chapter 5 (12% in)
  • squatters = people who live in an unoccupied place without the legal right
  • Then, with time, the squatters were no longer squatters, but owners; and their children grew up and had children on the land.
    Chapter 19 (4% in)
  • squatters = people who live in an unoccupied place without the legal right
  • Then, with time, the squatters were no longer squatters, but owners; and their children grew up and had children on the land.
    Chapter 19 (4% in)
  • squatters = people who live in an unoccupied place without the legal right
  • You goddamned squatters.
    Chapter 19 (58% in)
  • squatters = people who live in an unoccupied place without the legal right
  • Quote: In Lawrenceville a deputy sheriff evicted a squatter, and the squatter resisted, making it necessary for the officer to use force.
    Chapter 19 (67% in)
  • Quote: In Lawrenceville a deputy sheriff evicted a squatter, and the squatter resisted, making it necessary for the officer to use force.
    Chapter 19 (68% in)
  • The eleven-year-old son of the squatter shot and killed the deputy with a...
    Chapter 19 (68% in)
  • Here, I'll read it: "Citizens, angered at red agitators, burn squatters' camp."
    Chapter 22 (25% in)
  • squatters = people who live in an unoccupied place without the legal right
  • Last night a band of citizens, infuriated at the agitation going on in a local squatters' camp, burned the tents to the ground and warned agitators to get out of the county.
    Chapter 22 (25% in)
  • squatters = people who live in an unoccupied place without the legal right
  • When they go back to the squatters' camps they'll be hard to handle.
    Chapter 22 (28% in)
squatters = people who live in an unoccupied place without the legal right
There are no more uses of "squatter" in The Grapes of Wrath.

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