Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *skip.

Cognate with Old Frisian skip (West Frisian skip), Old Saxon skip (German Low German Schipp), Dutch schip, Old High German skif (German Schiff), Old Norse skip (Swedish skepp, Norwegian Bokmål skip, Norwegian Nynorsk skip, Danish skib), Gothic 𐍃𐌺𐌹𐍀 (skip).

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sċip n

  1. ship
    And se here þa ætbærst, buton an scip þær man ofsloh.And then the army escaped, except for one ship whose crew was slain. (Anglo-Saxon Chronicles)

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  • Middle English: schip, ship, schup

Old SaxonEdit

NounEdit

scip n

  1. Alternative spelling of skip