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Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Definitions for skerrick

  1. Australian. a small piece or quantity; a bit: Not even a skerrick of cake was left.

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Citations for skerrick
No skerrick of light snuck around his door and I knew he had put out his lamps and set to clean his equipment in the dark, his long hands fluttering across the blade and type bed like a blind watchmaker. Peter Carey, Parrot and Olivier in America, 2009
But I did not care one skerrick about the troubles of the world. I had my own troubles. Kate Manning, My Notorious Life, 2013
Origin of skerrick
1930-1935
Skerrick is of uncertain origin. It entered English in the early 1800s.