- a lean-to serving as a room or a shed.
Origin of skillion
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Examples from the Web for skillion
I put the other horses back in the yard, the saddles in the skillion, got on my horse and rode off.Children of the Bush
Jack Drew camped in a skillion room behind his printing office, and had his meals at the Royal.
I noticed the storm had taken a sheet of iron off the skillion, and supposed he'd sleep at the Royal that night.
Next day I found one of the skillion rooms scrubbed out and a bed fixed up for me.Joe Wilson and His Mates
- a part of a building having a lower, esp sloping, roof; lean-to
- (as modifier)a skillion roof
C19: from English dialect skilling outhouse
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