skeech

[ skeekh ]
/ skix /

adjective, adverb Scot.


Nearby words

  1. sked,
  2. skedaddle,
  3. skedaddler,
  4. skee,
  5. skee-ball,
  6. skeef,
  7. skeena,
  8. skeet,
  9. skeeter,
  10. skeeter hawk

skeigh

or skeech, skiech

[ skeekh ]
/ skix /
Scot.

adjective

(of horses) spirited; inclined to shy.
(of women) proud; disdainful.

adverb

Origin of skeigh

1500–10; earlier skeich, late Middle English skey, perhaps continuing Old English scēoh shy2, with sk- < Middle Dutch schu shy

Related formsskeigh·ish, adjective

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