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Skep, skep, n. a grain-basket, or beehive made of straw or wicker-work.
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
An apiary of a single skep in a roped-off enclosure was an illustration of unfamiliarity with bees.The Foundations of Japan|J.W. Robertson Scott
Tom Dinass was there, too, in charge with the engineer of the skep, to ensure a safe descent.Sappers and Miners|George Manville Fenn
First, the old-fashioned plan of keeping the bees in a common bell-shaped straw hive, or skep.