Word Origin for Skase
Examples from the Web for skase
Up-and-down men are skase, but the horizontal are less skaser.Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings|Henry Wheeler Shaw
There was paintin', and poetry, and music—but them warn't of no account in a new country where money was skase.The Puddleford Papers,|H. H. Riley
"Ay, it mun be skase or else I should ha' had a speciment i' my musaum," Jammie said.Lancashire Humour|Thomas Newbigging
But schools was skase in them air days, and, besides, book-larnin' don't do no good to a woman.