- n a small arch built across the interior angle of two walls (usually to support a spire)
- v crouch down
- v draw back, as with fear or pain
- v cross one's eyes as if in strabismus
- When your skin is tight like that, you can't squinch your eye, which means more of your eye is on the ball.
- He has a vision of the good life, where he plows a straight furrow in bare feet, and feels the good black soil of the valley squinch between his toes.
- Or squinch up in shrewd calculation of how to use (or abuse) the cluelessness of grownups.