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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Absquat’ulate.
 
To run away or abscond. A comic American word, from ab and squat (to go away from your squatting). A squatting is a tenement taken in some unclaimed part, without purchase or permission. The persons who take up their squatting are termed squatters.   1
 


 Ab’solute.Abste’mious, 

 
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