MEANING: noun: A flourish or curve, especially in handwriting.

ETYMOLOGY: Perhaps a blend of squiggle + twirl or whirl. Earliest documented use: 1843.

SQUIRL - an arboreal rodent native to the Ozarks, known for gathering acorns against the coming winter

SKUIRL - the sound of a bagpipes with a wa-wa mute

SQUIRAL - Kighthood's corporate ladder