verb (used with object)
Words nearby skelp
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He draws the skelp through two or more pairs of the above pincers or dies, each of less dimension than the preceding.
We're supposed to skelp along wid the letters for Ballintaggart beyant the mountains there.
Skelp; a blow, to give a blow or blows; a piece cut off:—'Tom gave Pat a skelp': 'I cut off a skelp of the board with a hatchet.'English As We Speak It in Ireland|P. W. Joyce
I'm not a-going to have my skelp a-hanging to your belt for days and days, like the rest of them.The Graysons|Edward Eggleston
In making tubes of an inch of internal diameter, a skelp four inches and a half broad is employed.