/ (ˈskɪptən) /
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a market town in N England, in North Yorkshire: 11th-century castle. Pop: 14 313 (2001)
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Words nearby Skipton
skippering, skippet, skipping, skipping-rope, skip straight, Skipton, skip-tooth saw, skip tracer, skip welding, skip zone, ski rack
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How to use Skipton in a sentence
The letter she had received directed her to a beautiful mansion near Skipton in Craven.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events|S. Baring-Gould
Skipton has always been a central spot for the exploration of this southern portion of the dales.Yorkshire Painted And Described|Gordon Home
During this melancholy autumn Mr. Grundy was staying at Skipton, a town about seventeen miles from Haworth.Emily Bront|A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson
On our way back to Skipton it rained and hailed, but the sun again shone out before we arrived.Passages From the English Notebooks, Volume 2|Nathaniel Hawthorne
His pet idea for a public park was originally the Showfield in Skipton-road.Adventures and Recollections|Bill o'th' Hoylus End