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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Squeeze v. t. [imp. & p. p. Squeezed p. pr. & vb. n. Squeezing.]
 1. To press between two bodies; to press together closely; to compress; often, to compress so as to expel juice, moisture, etc.; as, to squeeze an orange with the fingers; to squeeze the hand in friendship.
 2. Fig.: To oppress with hardships, burdens, or taxes; to harass; to crush.
    In a civil war, people must expect to be crushed and squeezed toward the burden.   --L'Estrange.
 3. To force, or cause to pass, by compression; often with out, through, etc.; as, to squeeze water through felt.
 Syn: -- To compress; hug; pinch; gripe; crowd.