Definition of squatt in English:

squatt

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Pronunciation: /skwɒt
 
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noun

  • The larva of the common housefly, used by anglers as bait: [mass noun]: catches are of small roach on bread or squatt [count noun]: bread and squatts worked a treat
    More example sentences
    • Alternating squatt and pinkie over groundbait at 10m he netted roach, perch and gudgeon for his 6lb 10 oz.
    • But Shaun wasn't afraid to ring the changes as he also tried squatts, pinkies, worms and casters on sizes 20, 22 and 24 hooks.
    • He alternated squatt and bronze maggot over groundbait and hemp at eight and 11 metres for roach and perch scaling 2.790.

Origin

1930s: perhaps from the adjective squat.

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