skeel

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From Old Norse skjóla, from Proto-Germanic *skeulǭ.

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skeel (plural skeels)

  1. (UK, Scotland, dialect) A shallow wooden vessel for holding milk or cream.
    • 1789, William Marshall, The Rural Economy of Gloucestershire:
      The dairywoman now rolls the whole into one lump [] , closing the fingers, partially, at every stroke; thereby leaving it at the bottom of the skeel, exceedingly rough.
  2. (UK, Scotland, dialect) A washtub.

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skeel (countable and uncountable, plural skeels)

  1. skill