or skaif

[ skahyf, skeyf ]
/ skaɪf, skeɪf /


a wheel on which diamonds and other gems are ground or polished.


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Origin of skeif

earlier scaife < Dutch schijf disk, wheel, Middle Dutch scīve; see shive1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020