skerrick

[sker-ik]

Origin of skerrick

First recorded in 1930–35; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for skerrick

skerrick

noun
  1. US, Australian and NZ a small fragment or amount (esp in the phrase not a skerrick)

Word Origin for skerrick

C20: northern English dialect, probably of Scandinavian origin
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