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[skohsh] /skoʊʃ/
noun, Slang.
a bit; a jot:
We need just a skosh more room.
Origin of skosh
From the Japanese word sukoshi a little (bit) Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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Word Origin and History for skosh

"a little bit," Korean War armed forces slang, from Japanese sukoshi "few, little, some."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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A little bit; smidgen: You need a skosh more room here for your desk

[Korean War armed forces; fr Japanese sukoshi]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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