Pronunciation: (skwinch),[key] —n.Archit. a small arch, corbeling, or the like, built across the interior angle between two walls, as in a square tower for supporting the side of a superimposed octagonal spire.
Pronunciation: (skwinch),[key] —v.t. 1. to contort (the features) or squint.
2. to squeeze together or contract.
—v.i. to squeeze together or crouch down, as to fit into a smaller space.