a small knife tucked into or worn against the top of a stocking in the full dress of Highland Scottish males.
(Scot) a variant of sgian-dhu
noun 1. Walter William, 1835–1912, English philologist and lexicographer.
verb (used without object), skedaddled, skedaddling. 1. to run away hurriedly; flee. noun 2. a hasty flight. verb 1. (intransitive) to run off hastily noun 2. a hasty retreat skate
noun, Informal. 1. a person or thing that skedaddles. 2. Canadian. a U.S. citizen who fled to Canada rather than serve in the armed forces during the American Civil War.
noun, plural skees, skee, verb (used with or without object), skeed, skeeing. 1. ski. noun, plural skis or, sometimes, ski. 1. one of a pair of long, slender runners made of wood, plastic, or metal used in gliding over snow. 2. water ski. verb (used without object), skied, skiing. 3. to travel on skis, as […]