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Example sentences from the Web for skeat
As applied to men, Skeat thinks it meant good or worthy at stealing; but the etymology is still unsettled.Anglo-Saxon Grammar and Exercise Book|C. Alphonso Smith
Skeat explains this form as fallen with an excrescent d, due to Scandinavian influence, citing also Bk.
Skeat has a note on this word explaining renk as a rank of fighting men, and citing the plur.
Although Skeat connects phaeton with the Solar Charioteer he nevertheless connotes phantom.Archaic England|Harold Bayley
Skeat traces it eventually to Sanskrit bhu, to be, build meaning "to construct a place in which to be or dwell."