Origin of skep
Examples from the Web for skep
Tom Dinass was there, too, in charge with the engineer of the skep, to ensure a safe descent.
Skep, skep, n. a grain-basket, or beehive made of straw or wicker-work.
He snatched the lanthorn Joe carried, held it down, and stepped off the skep.
And if I had been wearing a scarlet garter I would have tied it round their skep.Memoirs of a Midget|Walter de la Mare
Suddenly the skep was enveloped in a cyclone of bees, and again the orchard sang with the exciting song of the wings.Windfalls|(AKA Alpha of the Plough) Alfred George Gardiner