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noun Slang.
  1. a bit; a jot: We need just a skosh more room.
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Origin of skosh

From the Japanese word sukoshi a little (bit)
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Word Origin and History for skosh

"a little bit," Korean War armed forces slang, from Japanese sukoshi "few, little, some."

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