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Skipton

noun
  1. a market town in N England, in North Yorkshire: 11th-century castle. Pop: 14 313 (2001)
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Historical Examples

  • A practice prevailed at Skipton similar to the one we have described at Beverley.

    Bygone Punishments

    William Andrews

  • Do you think you can convey him, without suspicion, to his nurse Maud, at Skipton?

    The Grateful Indian

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • On August 3rd she left Skipton, arriving at Pomfret on the 5th.

    In Convent Walls

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • And the other, him with the beard, it is Lockwood of Skipton.

    Sir Nigel

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • "Nothing like black and white, you know," he added, aside to Skipton.