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- A squall line, multicell line, or part of a squall line.
- A sudden storm, as found in a squall line. Often a nautical usage.
- To cry or wail loudly.
- 1883: Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
- Squalling was the word for it, Pew's anger rose so high at these objections; till at last, his passion completely taking the upper hand, he struck at them right and left in his blindness, and his stick sounded heavily on more than one.
- 1916: Jack London, The Red One
- Squalling like an infuriated cat, the shadow crashed down
- 1998: Anne McCafferey, Masterharper of Pern
- she wrapped the squalling, wriggling baby tightly into the fine cotton sheet