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skelly

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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

skelly (uncountable)

  1. skully (the game)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

skelly (plural skellies)

  1. (UK, Scotland, dialect) A squint.

VerbEdit

skelly (third-person singular simple present skellies, present participle skellying, simple past and past participle skellied)

  1. (UK, Scotland, dialect) To squint.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Scott to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.