Skip kennel, a lackey; a footboy. [Slang.] Swift.Skip mackerel. (Zoöl.) See Bluefish, 1.

Skinless to Skunk

(Skin"less) a. Having no skin, or a very thin skin; as, skinless fruit.

(Skin"ner) n.

1. One who skins.

2. One who deals in skins, pelts, or hides.

(Skin"ni*ness) n. Quality of being skinny.

(Skin"ny) a. Consisting, or chiefly consisting, of skin; wanting flesh. "Her skinny lips." Shak.

He holds him with a skinny hand.

(Skip) n. [See Skep.]

1. A basket. See Skep. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

2. A basket on wheels, used in cotton factories.

3. (Mining) An iron bucket, which slides between guides, for hoisting mineral and rock.

4. (Sugar Manuf.) A charge of sirup in the pans.

5. A beehive; a skep.

(Skip), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Skipped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Skipping.] [OE. skippen, of uncertain origin; cf. Icel. skopa run, skoppa to spin like a top, OSw. & dial. Sw. skimmpa to run, skimpa, skompa, to hop, skip; or Ir. sgiob to snatch, Gael. sgiab to start or move suddenly, to snatch, W. ysgipio to snatch.]

1. To leap lightly; to move in leaps and hounds; — commonly implying a sportive spirit.

The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day,
Had he thy reason, would he skip and play?

So she drew her mother away skipping, dancing, and frisking fantastically.

2. Fig.: To leave matters unnoticed, as in reading, speaking, or writing; to pass by, or overlook, portions of a thing; — often followed by over.

(Skip), v. t.

1. To leap lightly over; as, to skip the rope.

2. To pass over or by without notice; to omit; to miss; as, to skip a line in reading; to skip a lesson.

They who have a mind to see the issue may skip these two chapters.
Bp. Burnet.

3. To cause to skip; as, to skip a stone. [Colloq.]

(Skip), n.

1. A light leap or bound.

2. The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part.

3. (Mus.) A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once. Busby.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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