squab

Squab \Squab\, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) A nestling of a pigeon or other similar bird, esp. when very fat and not fully fledged. [1913 Webster] 2. A person of a short, fat figure. [1913 Webster] Gorgonious sits abdominous and wan, Like a fat squab upon a Chinese fan. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 3. A thickly stuffed cushion; especially, one used for the seat of a sofa, couch, or chair; also, a sofa. [1913 Webster] Punching the squab of chairs and sofas. --Dickens. [1913 Webster] On her large squab you find her spread. --Pope. [1913 Webster]