Sizy to Skew
(Siz"y) a. [From 2d Size.] Sizelike; viscous; glutinous; as, sizy blood. Arbuthnot.
(Siz"zle) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sizzled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sizzling ] [See Siss.] To make a hissing
sound; to fry, or to dry and shrivel up, with a hissing sound. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.] Forby.
(Siz"zle), n. A hissing sound, as of something frying over a fire. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.]
(Siz"zling) a. & n. from Sizzle.
(Skad"dle) n. [Dim. of scath.] Hurt; damage. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Ray.
(Skad"dle), a. Hurtful. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Ray.
(Skad"don) n. (Zoöl.) The larva of a bee. [Prov. Eng.]
(Skag) n. (Naut.) An additional piece fastened to the keel of a boat to prevent lateral motion.
(Skain) n. See Skein. [Obs.]
(Skain), n. See Skean. Drayton.
(Skains"mate`) n. [Perhaps originally, a companion in winding thread or a companion in
arms, from skain a sword ] A messmate; a companion. [Obs.]
Scurvy knave! I am none of his firt-gills; I am none of his skainsmates.Shak.
(Skaith) n. See Scatch. [Scot.]
(Skald) n. See 5th Scald.
(Skald"ic) a. See Scaldic. Max Müller.
(Skall) v. t. To scale; to mount. [Obs.]
(Skar Skare) a. [From the root of scare.] Wild; timid; shy. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
(Skart) n. [Cf. Scarf a cormorant.] (Zoöl.) The shag. [Prov. Eng.]
(Skate) n. [D. schaats. Cf. Scatches.] A metallic runner with a frame shaped to fit the sole of
a shoe, made to be fastened under the foot, and used for moving rapidly on ice.
Batavia rushes forth; and as they sweep,Thomson. Roller skate. See under Roller.
On sounding skates, a thousand different ways,
In circling poise,
swift as the winds, along,
The then gay land is maddened all to joy.
(Skate), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Skated; p. pr. & vb. n. Skating.] To move on skates.
(Skate), n. [Icel. skata; cf. Prov. G. schatten, meer-schatten, L. squatus, squatina, and E.
shad.] (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous species of large, flat elasmobranch fishes of the genus Raia, having
a long, slender tail, terminated by a small caudal fin. The pectoral fins, which are large and broad and
united to the sides of the body and head, give a somewhat rhombic form to these fishes. The skin is
more or less spinose.