Skw'ozen or schw'ozen. Sqeezed,squoze,squeezing.
Verb (used with object)
1. to press forcibly under pressure.
2. pressure applied at depth.
3. to force by means of pressure.
1. the act or fact of squeezing or the fact of being squeezed.
2008; T.S.C. of the Commonwealth proper. Originally noted from the earlier settlers at or near WEU in the province of Southwick. Apparently slang, born on the stern of Glouster cold water diving vessel.
When diving, a SCUBA diver would find pressure upon his body. In as little as 8 feet of water, one could say that he could feel the pressure of his dry suit being pressed in to his body. The diver might respond by saying that he was squozen by the pressure.