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Skeat

[skeet]
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noun
  1. Walter William,1835–1912, English philologist and lexicographer.
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Historical Examples

  • Skeat says the weight was called from Troyes, but gives no conclusive reasons.

    London Before the Conquest

    W. R. Lethaby

  • Professor Skeat, who cites Halliwell also, defines "bugle" as "a wild ox."

  • From Pinkerton also Skeat adopts the numbering of the lines.

    The Bruce

    John Barbour

  • A fast runner, a dog for the chase; from the verb streke, to go rapidly (Skeat).

    The Bruce

    John Barbour

  • Skeat puts a comma after nane, but what, then, is the subject of wes?

    The Bruce

    John Barbour