skol

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See also: skål

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish skål.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /skɒl/
  • (file)

Interjection[edit]

skol

  1. (originally and chiefly in Scotland) A drinking-toast; cheers.
    • 1990, Alasdair Gray, ‘A Free Man with a Pipe’, Canongate 2012 (Every Short Story 1951-2012), page 490:
      Again they notice he has impressed her and again he grows more cheerful, clinking his glass against hers and saying ‘Skol!’

Verb[edit]

skol (third-person singular simple present skols, present participle skolling, simple past and past participle skolled)

  1. (Australia, slang, transitive) To down (a drink).
    • 2010, Penelope Green, When in Rome: Chasing la dolce vita
      When diners leave a quarter of a carafe full of house wine we put it above the sink to refill for new orders, but often I catch him skolling the remains of whatever he can get his hands on.
    • 2011, Richard Plant, Life's a Blur
      The Aussie skolled his beer, threw the Kiwi into the fireplace, and shot him.

Anagrams[edit]


Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin schola.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skol f

  1. school

Derived terms[edit]


Cornish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin schola.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skol f (plural skolyow)

  1. school

Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

skol f

  1. school

References[edit]

  • 2000, Matteo Giulio Bartoli, Il Dalmatico: Resti di un’antica lingua romanza parlata da Veglia a Ragusa e sua collocazione nella Romània appenino-balcanica, Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana.

Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch school.

Noun[edit]

skol

  1. school