skilly

/ (ˈskɪlɪ) /

noun

mainly British a thin soup or gruel

Nearby words

  1. skillet,
  2. skillful,
  3. skillfully,
  4. skilling,
  5. skillion,
  6. skim,
  7. skim milk,
  8. skim off,
  9. skim-milk,
  10. skim-read

Word Origin for skilly

C19: shortened from skilligallee, probably a fanciful formation

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