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skoal (skəʊl)

sentence substitute
  1. good health! (a drinking toast)
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verb skols, skolling or skolled (tr)
  1. Australian informal to down (an alcoholic drink) in one go
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Word Origin for skol

C16: from Danish skaal bowl, from Old Norse skal; see scale ²
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Historical Examples of skol

  • The one hight Skol, he runs after her; she fears him and he will one day overtake her.

    The Younger Edda


  • One monster witch is the mother of many sons in the form of wolves, two of which are Skol and Hate.

  • Scolytus, skol′i-tus, n. typical genus of Scolyt′id, a family of bark beetles.