skippet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Icelandic skip, English skipper. See ship.

Noun[edit]

skippet (plural skippets)

  1. (obsolete) A small boat; a skiff.
    A little skippet floating did appear. — Spenser.
  2. A small, round box used for keeping documents and seals or for covering seals attached to documents