modern name of Scylla.
any liliaceous plant of the genus Scilla, of Old World temperate regions, having small bell-shaped flowers See also squill (sense 3)
scillion Skid Row
noun, Pathology. 1. poisoning by squill, characterized by vomiting, slow pulse, cardiac arrhythmia, and ventricular fibrillation.
or Scilly Islands [sil-ee] /ˈsɪl i/ plural noun 1. a group of about 140 small islands, SW of Land’s End, England. 6½ sq. mi. (17 sq. km) Capital: Hugh Town. Scilly Isles /ˈsɪlɪ/ plural noun 1. a group of about 140 small islands (only five inhabited) off the extreme SW coast of England: tourist centre. […]
noun 1. a curved, single-edged sword of Oriental origin. noun 1. an oriental sword with a curved blade broadening towards the point