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skippet

[skip-it]
noun
  1. a small, round box for protecting an official or personal seal, as on a document.
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Origin of skippet

First recorded in 1350–1400, skippet is from the Middle English word skipet. See skip3, -et
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British Dictionary definitions for skippet

skippet

noun
  1. a small round box for preserving a document or seal
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Word Origin for skippet

C14: perhaps from skeppe skep
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