Green’s Dictionary of Slang

squeezer n.

1. the gallows.

[Ire] ‘De Night before Larry was Stretch’d’ Irish Songster 4: When a boy was condemned to the Squeezer, / Would pop all de duds dat he had, / To help his comrade to a Sneezer.
[UK] ‘The Night Before Larry Was Stretched’ in Farmer Musa Pedestris (1896) 79: When a friend was condemned to the squeezer.
[UK]G. Kent Modern Flash Dict. 31: Squeezer – the drop at Newgate.
[Ire] ‘Night Before Larry Was Stretched’ in Dublin Comic Songster 185: When a friend was condemned to the squeezer.
[UK]W.E. Henley ‘Villon’s Straight Tip’ in Farmer Musa Pedestris (1896) 177: Until the squeezer nips your scrag, / Booze and the blowens cop the lot.
[US]Monteleone Criminal Sl. (rev. edn).

2. the neck.

[UK]Pierce Egan’s Life in London 17 July 197/2: [H]e napt a kind of shutup shop sort of hit on his squeezer, which floored him .
[UK]Farmer & Henley Sl. and Its Analogues.

3. (US) a playing card.

[UK]Bristol Magpie 26 Oct. 7/2: I’ve nothing more to do / Than don my last two guinea suit, with seventeen flaps in all, / And with a fourpenny ha’penny case of ‘squeezers’ do a crawl.
[US]A. Trumble Mott Street Poker Club 5: ‘Him callee polkel,’ [...] replied Mr Hong-Lung, producing a pack of regulation squeezers.

4. (W.I.) a pair of pince-nez spectacles.

[WI]cited in Cassidy & LePage Dict. Jam. Eng. (1980).

5. (US black) a belt.

[US]D. Burley N.Y. Amsterdam News 18 Sept. 22: You next lay one of those long ones with many links onto your squeezer, and hook it into your rathole.

6. (UK Und.) a blackmailer [squeeze v. (2)].

[UK]R. Fabian Anatomy of Crime 194: Squeezer: Blackmailer.

7. (US campus) an untrustworthy person.

[US]Da Bomb 🌐 26: Squeezer: A person who is not trust worthy.

In phrases

put squeezers on (v.)

(US) to pressurize.

[US]C. Cooper Jr Scene (1996) 213: He [...] we could go right to The Man and put squeezers on him.