or skeech, skiech
[ skeekh ]
/ skix /
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(of horses) spirited; inclined to shy.
(of women) proud; disdainful.
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Origin of skeigh
First recorded in 1500–10; earlier skeich,late Middle English skey, perhaps continuing Old English scēoh shy2, with sk- from Middle Dutch schu “shy”
OTHER WORDS FROM skeighskeighish, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for skeigh
If his mother had laid on the taws better, he would nae hae been sae skeigh.The Entail|John Galt