Origin of skiff
Related formsskiff·less, adjective
Examples from the Web for skiff
Kennedy now came alongside in the skiff, bringing a warp-line from the shore, by which the Maud was hauled up to the wharf.The Yacht Club|Oliver Optic
He wrapped the remains of the turkey in a paper, depositing it in a covered metal container in the bottom of the skiff.Swamp Island|Mildred A. Wirt
I've had an alligator roll up against a skiff and pretty near come aboard after I'd harpooned it.Dick in the Everglades|A. W. Dimock
They had run into nominally still water, and the skiff was losing momentum.Aladdin O'Brien|Gouverneur Morris
We were out in a skiff yesterday and the little boat got to leaking so badly that we both of us had to stay in the water.