noun Scot and Northern English dialect
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Word Origin for skelf
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Example sentences from the Web for skelf
They're her beuks maistly upo' the skelf there abune yer ain, Mr. Sutherlan'.David Elginbrod|George MacDonald
Yell be a arable man; alls carrs hereabouts; but I dont doubt ye know all about Skelf-Mary.
I supped and lay that night in his hut; and by eight oclock next morning he had conducted me to the village of Skelf-Mary.
It wasna an ill w'y to beery fowk, nor an ill place to gang til, for they aye biggit up the skelf, ye ken.Heather and Snow|George MacDonald