[skool-kil, skoo-kuh l]


a river flowing SE from E Pennsylvania to the Delaware River at Philadelphia. 131 miles (210 km) long. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for schuylkill

Contemporary Examples of schuylkill

  • Moreover, even in his new home on the banks of the Schuylkill River, Paine appeared a hotheaded radical.

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    The Fight Over Common Sense

    Sophia Rosenfeld

    June 29, 2011

Historical Examples of schuylkill

  • Then the smoky dive across the Schuylkill and the bellow of the subway.


    Christopher Morley

  • I remember one in the Schuylkill during my boyhood days and how it impressed me.

  • He went down to a favorite grove on the banks of the Schuylkill.

    True to His Home

    Hezekiah Butterworth

  • We were within twenty miles of Philadelphia, on the Schuylkill.

    Dwellers in Arcady

    Albert Bigelow Paine

  • He adds that Audubon once swam across the Schuylkill with him on his back.

    John James Audubon

    John Burroughs